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April

DuPont Nature Center Volunteers

 
 DuPont Nature Center Volunteer Training Sessions 

Dates: Wednesday, April 8     6 - 8:30 p.m.
            Saturday, April 25       1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: DuPont Nature Center at the Mispillion Harbor Reserve
                 2992 Lighthouse Rd.
                 Milford, DE 19963


Description: The DuPont Nature Center is hosting training for its volunteers. Volunteers will learn about spawning horseshoe crabs, migratory shorebirds, fish, and shellfish so they can better serve the nature center visitors and surrounding Bayshore region. Participants must be registered DNC volunteers to attend.

Volunteers only need to attend one of the two training sessions.

Age Requirement: Volunteers must be 12 years of age or older. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: To volunteer or to pre-register, contact Dawn Webb-Cox at dawn.webb@state.de.us or 302-422-1329.

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Christina River Watershed Clean-up Volunteers
Christina River Watershed Cleanup
Saturday, April 18        8 a.m. - noon     Rain or Shine

Location: Northern New Castle County - sites from North Wilmington to Glasgow
                For specific directions, and site information visit www.ChristinaRiverCleanup.org
     
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 2015 Cleanup t-shirt designed by a Delaware student.

Contact: For more information, visit www.ChristinaRiverCleanup.org

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