Thursday, September 27, 2007

Fantastic Fall Programs at Brandywine Creek State Park!

Celebrate the First Official Fall Weekend by Heading Outdoors and Enjoying Brandywine Creek State Park!

Spaces are still available for these fantastic fall programs happening this weekend!

Call 302-655-5740 and register today.

Autumn Hayrides
Friday, September 28 at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. (go online for additional dates and times on select Fridays and Saturdays through November!
Join us for an old-fashioned hayride through the park followed by a campfire and s’mores. Bring a blanket and cuddle up for a 45- minute tour. Group Hay rides available. Pre-registration is required, call (302) 655-5740. $5 per person

Science, Nature and Fun Hayrides

Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (additional dates and times available in October and November…visit for information)
You become the scientist when we combine fun with scientific data gathering. Participants, 12 years and over, will help gather data about our deer population using an after dark spotlight along with a DNREC scientist. Data collected will be used in the statewide Quality Deer Management initiative. Dress for the weather.
Space is very limited! Please register early. $10 per person.

Bird Walk Series
Saturdays, September 29, October 27, November 24, December 29, 8 a.m.
Birders from the Delmarva Ornithological Society will lead the group, providing tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. A continental breakfast, provided by the Friends of Brandywine Creek State Park, will be served. No program fee.

National Public Lands Day at Flint Woods Nature Preserve
Saturday, September 29, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
National public Lands day offers participants an opportunity to learn more about their public lands. In this fun program, you will get to visit Flint Woods Nature Preserve and learn about the invasive species that are encroaching upon the preserve. You will also receive a reference card listing the seven Leave No Trace Principles for Outdoor Ethics. Bring your sense of adventure and love of our open spaces to this fun and interactive program. Advance registration required. $4 per participant (includes transportation to the preserve).

Hawk Watch Series
Sundays, September 30, October 7 and 28, 11a.m.-12p.m.
Hawk Watch Hill is the perfect place to watch different species of hawks migrate. This series of programs is open to anyone interested in our wild raptor population. Pre-registration is suggested. Meet at the Nature Center. $2 per participant.

Nicole Merrick
Program Coordinator / Naturalist
Brandywine Creek State Park
PO Box 3782
Greenville, DE 19807
Tel: (302) 655-5740
Fax: (302) 577-7756

For more information about Brandywine Creek State Park and its programs, please visit or call 302-655-5740.