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SmartYard Workshops in Delaware

SmartYards WorkshopsThe Delaware Nature Society will be hosting three SmartYard Workshops in the Delaware portion of the Nanticoke River watershed this spring. All workshops are free to attend, but registration is required.

Learn how to create a beautiful yard that benefits birds and butterflies while helping to reduce pollution in our local waterways by attending a FREE workshop.

Workshop topics will include:  native plants to suit your yard; creating a bird friendly habitat; supporting beneficial pollinators; rain gardens:  plants for wet areas and storm water run-off; and low maintenance & healthy lawns.

Participants will have the option to certify their yard as a NWF “Wildlife Habitat.”

Contact Alice Mohrman to learn more: 302-422-0847 x100

Living Shoreline Demo Open House in Delaware

Flyer for Inlet Living Shoreline Open House_Page_2 Flyer for Inlet Living Shoreline Open House_Page_1The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Watershed Assessment Section will be hosting a Living Shorelines open house at the Indian River Inlet Marina on Thursday, November 2 from 10 AM-2 PM. Attendees will learn about costs, processes, permitting, and more. Please contact Alison Rogerson at 302-739-9939 if you plan to attend, and see the flyer for full info and a map.