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How much do you know about turkeys?

Gobble, Gobble What do you know about turkeys? Learn more from Dr. Jean Woods, Director of Collections and Curator of Birds at DMNH. At Thanksgiving, many people’s thoughts turn to turkeys. But how much do you really know about turkeys, except that they make a fine Thanksgiving dinner? For example, did you know there [...]

2020-11-25T14:27:56-05:00November 25th, 2020|Birds, Blog, delmnh at home, DMNH Spotlight|

2019 Annual Report

2019 was a year filled with investigating and interpreting nature and science, informing our visitors about the natural world, and inspiring people of all ages to make their own connections with the world around them. Through the efforts of our staff and volunteers along with enthusiastic partner organizations, sponsors, and individuals, we reached more [...]

2020-10-28T11:44:03-04:00October 28th, 2020|Blog|

Distance & Dinosaurs presented by M&T Bank

Wine & Dinosaurs has been our major fundraising event for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the coronavirus forced us to cancel this year's event. Instead, this year we're turning the spotlight back on some of the many supporters that have made Wine and Dinosaurs a great event, with Distance & Dinosaurs, presented by M&T Bank. This [...]

2020-10-16T19:07:31-04:00October 16th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Spreading our Wings for Nature and Science Education

Spreading Our Wings for Nature and Science Education at the Museum, in our community, and online In 2019, DMNH delivered education programs to 19,319 individuals, including 9,341 underserved students who received programming free or at a discount. When the pandemic hit, we reorganized PreK-16 activities. Story times, live animal presentations, nature crafts, [...]

2020-10-20T13:01:26-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

DMNH offers School Enrichment Program for virtual learners

School Enrichment Program launches September 8 To help support families embarking on virtual learning this school year, DMNH has launched a School Enrichment Program to provide a safe place for students to complete their remote learning requirements while also providing space for learners to socialize safely and foster the spirit [...]

2020-10-08T09:38:33-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Severe storm hits the area; resulting damage closes DMNH’s woods

On Friday, August 7, a severe storm caused significant damage to the woods behind the Museum. A few days later, Mollusk Collections Manager Alex Kittle found the trail cam he had placed in the woods, with footage (below) from the storm and the aftermath, as well as a more peaceful scene from two days [...]

2020-09-16T12:36:09-04:00August 20th, 2020|Blog|

DMNH joins the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is joining the Delaware’s first-ever 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge, an initiative of the Delaware Racial Equity and Social Justice collaborative, August 17 through September 14, 2020. Created by the United Way of Delaware (UWDE) and YWCA Delaware (YWCA), the Challenge offers an easy, personal way for participants to [...]

2020-08-19T18:35:12-04:00August 17th, 2020|Blog|

Virtual Camps

Virtual Camp Gotta Catch 'Em All Register for Gotta Catch 'Em All In Gotta Catch 'Em All virtual camp, learn about the amazing characteristics of various animals while practicing age appropriate science skills that include observing, categorizing, and taking care of the environment [...]

2020-09-08T16:12:29-04:00July 24th, 2020|Blog|
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