Delaware Naturally: Spring Into Action!

Delaware Naturally: Spring Into Action!

Presented by the Delaware Native Species Commission

A Summit Meeting of Delaware Conservationists and Call to Action

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR MARCH 24 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19.

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

Delaware Agricultural Museum

866 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901

 

Cost: $30.00 per person (lunch included)

 

Click here to register!

 

The Delaware Native Species Commission invites you to attend a summit meeting of conservationists and conservation-minded champions and enthusiasts to forge a new, collaborative partnership to protect Delaware’s flora and fauna. Featured presenters include Collin O’Mara, CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, Doug Tallamy, author and professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, and Delaware State Senator Stephanie Hansen. Roundtable discussions will identify impactful and collaborative conservation opportunities in both natural areas and built landscapes. 

 

Celebrate the launch of Delaware Naturally, a statewide education and outreach effort to raise awareness of Delaware’s rich biodiversity and motivate conservation action. Join us and help safeguard Delaware’s natural heritage.

 

For more information, call 302-993-6368. Seating is limited.

 

Event Agenda

 

8:30 a.m.    Registration

9:00 a.m.    Welcome: Jim White, DNSC Chair

                   Senator Stephanie Hansen remarks

9:45 a.m.    Keynote speaker: Collin O’Mara

10:45 a.m.  Break

11:00 a.m.  Breakout Session

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

1:00 p.m.    Read-out of breakout session work, articulate collaborative
                   action items, launch Delaware Naturally campaign,

                   Jeff Downing, DNSC Education Subcommittee Chair

2:15 p.m.    Plenary speaker: Doug Tallamy

3:30 p.m.    Event ends