Have you ever wondered how to make beautiful paper ornaments? Join Theresa Dattilo as she teaches the art of quilling, a type of ornamental craftwork involving the shaping of paper, fabric, or glass into delicate pleats or folds. The class is $20 and covers the cost of supplies. Reservations should be made by Tuesday, September 19.
Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor, the only lavender farm in Delaware, is celebrating the beauty of lavender at the Lavender Festival on Saturday, June 10. The celebration also includes its 15th Anniversary Party with lavender lemon cake and lavender ice cream from 10 am until 4 pm. Demonstrations, exhibits, and informative lectures throughout the day. Come celebrate 15 years of lavender in Delaware. There is no admission charge. Read more here.
Mike McFarlin is a retired Army Colonel with a BS in Forestry, a minor in Biology, and a passion for helping monarch butterflies. Mike will share his knowledge and experience in working with the monarch butterfly. The monarch is one of the world's most beloved insects. He will discuss migration routes, impacts humans have made on the monarch environment, where to look for eggs, how to raise them from eggs, what to feed them, releasing the developed butterfly, and much more. For info, call 302-684-8419.
Hal White is a retired professor of Biochemistry at the University of Delaware who has published numerous professional articles on dragonflies and damselflies as well as published a book on them. He will discuss the effects of habitat alterations on dragonflies and damselflies in Delaware. He will also discuss how human activities have affected the wetland habitats on the Delmarva Peninsula, the consequences of habitat alterations, and much more. For info, call 302-684-8419.
Join us for a tour of the historic homes of Milton. The tour begins at the Milton Historical Society and lasts approximately one hour.
Join us for a walking tour of the town once known as "Head of Broadkill." The tour begins at the Dogfish Head Brewery and last approximately 1 hour. Sturdy shoes, plenty of sunblock, water and hats are recommended. Weather permitting. Tours limited to 18 attendees. Reservations are recommended. Call 302-684-1010 or email [email protected]. Coast $5 (non-members) and FREE (members.) Read more here...
Led by volunteer birding guides, beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy observing and learning about the bird species frequenting the refuge at this time of year.
Come prepared for the weather and expect to walk up to a mile. Bring your binoculars, a field guide, and spotting scope (the leader will have spotting scopes also).