Enjoy a fun-filled day celebrating the environment and discover ways to increase sustainability, conservation, and a love of the natural world with Winterthur’s Delaware Master Naturalists. Admission includes:

10:00 am–4:30 pm

Native Plant Sale by Gateway Garden Center (Greenhouses)

Guided and self-guided nature walks and tram tours

Activities and giveaways

10:00–11:00 am

Nancy Bell of Gateway Garden Center in Hockessin will teach you how to design your yard using native plants, available for purchase at the Gateway Garden Center tent.


1:30–2:30 pm

For an additional fee of $15, you can also attend “Nature’s Best Hope,” a lecture presented by Doug Tallamy, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Doug Tallamy is the T. A. Baker Professor of Agriculture in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 111 research publications and has taught insect-related courses for 41 years. Chief among his research goals is to better understand the many ways insects interact with plants and how such interactions determine the diversity of animal communities. He is the author of several books and has received awards and recognition from The Garden Writer’s Association, Audubon, The National Wildlife Federation, Allegheny College, Ecoforesters, The Garden Club of America, and The American Horticultural Association.

Self-guided tours, plant sale, and guided nature walk included with admission. Members free. Lectures may be added for $15. Registration recommended.

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