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Volunteer at DNREC's DuPont Nature Center!


DuPont Nature Center Volunteers Become a DNC volunteer! We have many volunteer opportunities:

  • Staff the Center and interact with the public
  • Maintain the aquariums and care for the live animals
  • Assist with the Earth Day Celebration
  • Conduct educational fishing programs
  • Help with the spring and fall clean up days
  • Facilitate guided tours and field trips
  • Support the Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival
  • Help with building, deck and grounds crew

For more information or to volunteer, please call 302-422-1329.


DuPont Nature Center - Spring Cleanup Day
Saturday, April 2     

2 Shifts: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
                12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Project: The DuPont Nature Center in Milford has been closed for the winter and will be re-opening to the public on April 16, 2016. Fish & Wildlife is looking for assistance with re-opening projects as well as some minor construction and grounds maintenance projects to cleanup/repair damages from winter storm Jonas. Spring Cleanup Day projects include: exhibit and tank set-up, deck maintenance, clearing sand/debris from sidewalks, replacing sandbags, planting beach grass, and cleaning the center and the surrounding grounds.

There are two volunteer shifts. Lunch will be provided for volunteers attending both shifts.

Age Requirement: Volunteers under the age of 18 must provide a parental consent form. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: To volunteer, contact Lynne Pusey at or 302-735-3600.


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