SLAUGHTER BEACH – The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will host two programs Sept. 2 and 6 highlighting World Shorebirds Day, which takes place annually in September to celebrate shorebirds around the globe.
Each year on Sept. 6, World Shorebirds Day seeks to highlight the need to protect shorebirds and their habitats, raise public awareness about continued shorebird research, monitoring and conservation, and connect people with shorebirds through wetland sites around the world. DuPont Nature Center programs connecting Delaware to World Shorebirds Day are:
The DuPont Nature Center is located at 2992 Lighthouse Road, near Slaughter Beach, east of Milford. Hours of operation through the end of August are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, closed Mondays. For the month of September, hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays only. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information about the center, call 302-422-1329 or visit DuPont Nature Center.
Contact: Lynne Pusey, DNREC DuPont Nature Center coordinator, 302-422-1329, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.
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