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With our science-based, innovative solutions and on-the-ground approaches, we have conserved more than 30,000 acres of critical habitat in Delaware since 1990.
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our Vision for Delaware: We serve our mission in Delaware by focusing on four major initiatives:
- Protecting and restoring critical landscapes
- Securing freshwater resources
- Improving the resilience of our natural systems to climate change
- Inspiring a broader base of support for conservation
Latest News & Features
4-H students constructed 10 birdboxes for eastern bluebirds at McCabe Preserve in Delaware.
The marsh at Milford Neck has been heavily altered by human activity. Now the Conservancy is working to restore the natural flow of water with the tides.
You can help us monitor the water quality of Brandywine Creek where it flows through First State National Historical Park.
With the help of volunteers, the forest at Milford Neck Preserve is being restored.
Since acquiring Ponders Tract Preserve, The Nature Conservancy in Delaware has worked to reclaim the coastal hardwood forests that once covered much of this area.
Watch a slideshow and see what volunteers witnessed at Big Stone Beach while measuring the abundance and health of horseshoe crabs, which have visited our shores since prehistoric times.
Check out a video about the annual shorebird migration that occurs each May and June in conjunction with horseshoe crab spawning. It's a natural phenomenon that shouldn't be missed!
Learn how The Nature Conservancy works to balance the needs of a growing population with those of nature.
Volunteers count crabs during May and June every year.
- April 25, 2017
- First Prescribed Burn of Forestland Managed by The Nature Conservancy in Delaware at Ponders Tract Preserve is a Success
- April 25, 2017
- 1527 Native Trees Planted at The Nature Conservancy’s Milford Neck Preserve with Help of Volunteers
- April 04, 2017
- Volunteers Help Plant Native Trees at Ponders Tract in Ellendale