Field Trips

July Pea Patch Island Heron Survey

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pea Patch Island Heron Survey Pea Patch Island, located just off Delaware City, hosts one of the largest breeding colonies of herons and egrets in the mid-Atlantic region. The DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation takes a monthly census of birds using the colony. Led by counter Chris Bennett, herons, egrets, and ibis leaving and returning to the … Read more

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August Pea Patch Island Heron Survey

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pea Patch Island Heron Survey Pea Patch Island, located just off Delaware City, hosts one of the largest breeding colonies of herons and egrets in the mid-Atlantic region. The DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation takes a monthly census of birds using the colony. Led by counter Chris Bennett, herons, egrets, and ibis leaving and returning to the … Read more

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