Connecting People with Nature: Ensuring the Future of Conservation
Working with others to provide meaningful, enjoyable experiences in the outdoors for people of all ages that connect them with nature, foster a conservation ethic and assist the USFWS in accomplishing its mission and conserving the nature of America. Lets Go Outside!
The Envirothon is a team-based outdoor academic competition which challenges high school students’ knowledge and practical application of aquatic ecology, forestry, soils/land use, wildlife, special environmental topics and public speaking. The goal of the Delaware Envirothon is to prepare students to be future leaders in environmentally related careers, and provide knowledge about our environment. The competition provides experience in real world situations, which fosters sound decision making, problem solving and critical thinking skills. The winners of the State Envirothon then go on to compete for the international title. Click here for more information.
Helping to restore habitat by planting trees and other work provides a rewarding experience where people not only connect with nature but take pride and ownership in their natural surroundings. Read more...
Shorebird & Horseshoe Crab Monitoring
Monitoring shorebirds and horseshoe crabs depends upon volunteers. By helping with this important work, citizen scientists provide valuable information while learning about these fascinating creatures. Read more...