Coast Day (Sunday, Oct. 7) is an award-winning, educational and fun-packed experience for kids and adults who want to learn more about preserving and protecting Delaware’s seashore and coastline. Featuring prizes, delicious seafood, interactive exhibits, tours of marine research ships, information about shipwrecks and hurricanes and much more. Best of all, it’s FREE! Click here for more information and directions.
Under DNREC’s Education Tent: A showcase of over 45 exhibits to help kids and adults discover and help preserve the wonder of our state’s precious waterways and shores. Included among them are:
- Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) - Kids books; word searches; brochures available. Project WET materials also are available for teachers.
- Practical, affordable tips that homeowners can use to save on energy costs
- Climate change display and global warming warnings.
- Recycling with passion and perseverance for the environment.
- Hands-on activities, interactive games, face painting for kids!
- "Pin the Proboscis on the Mosquito" - a learning experience about how mosquitos strike and how you can "Fight the Bite."
- Sea-level rise and beach nourishment projects
- DNREC Debris Pit program's photo gallery of homeowner misfortune
- Delaware Shorebird Project
- Habitat restoration on private lands
- Septic system model enlightenment
- "Enviroscape" laptop computer analysis on underground storage tank regulations
- Well construction display and drought information from the Division of Water Resources
- Boating Safety
- Info on Delaware State Parks and loads of sunscreen for adults and tattoos for kids