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April Volunteer Opportunities


Christina River Watershed CleanupChristina River Watershed Clean-up Volunteers
Saturday, April 8, 2017        8 - 11 a.m.     Rain or Shine

Location: Northern New Castle County - sites from North Wilmington to Glasgow. 
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Project Description: During this annual cleanup, volunteers pick up trash within the watershed, and along shorelines by land and boat, along the Christina River, White Clay Creek, Naamans Creek, and various tributaries.

Age Requirement: Due to insurance requirements, volunteers under the age of 16 must have adult supervision.

What to Bring/Wear: Participants should wear brightly colored clothing, long sleeves and pants, boots or water-resistant shoes, hats, heavy-duty gloves, insect repellent and sunscreen. Waders or hip boots are also helpful for some sites. Trash bags, gloves, water and snacks will be provided. Participants will receive a free 2017 Cleanup t-shirt designed by a Delaware student.

Contact: For more information, visit




DuPont Nature Center DuPont Nature Center - Volunteer Orientation
Sunday, April 9, 2017      1 - 3 p.m.

Description: This orientation is for new an previous volunteers interested in participating in activities at the nature center. We'll be reviewing volunteer opportunities, procedures at the center, and will spend a little time getting acquainted with horseshoe crabs, shorebirds and some of the other aquatic species in the Mispillion Harbor.

Contact: To sign up, contact Lynne Pusey at or by phone at 302-735-8656 (until March 6), 302-422-1329 (after March 6).



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