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The Nature Conservancy Earth Day Event

Rocky Run Clean-Up
April 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m.- noon.
Brandywine Creek State Park

Connect With Nature! Join the Delaware Chapter in celebrating Earth Day through service at Brandywine Creek State Park

What: Picking up debris from streams and surrounding areas. Volunteers will work in teams to clean up Rocky Run and other streams flowing through the park and into Brandywine Creek. We even plan to create some friendly competition among teams to see which group collects more trash.

Bring: Wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring your own water bottle.

Provided: We will provide snacks for volunteers, work gloves and all project supplies.

Register:  Sign-up for the upcoming clean-up event or contact Allison Cavanaugh, Public Engagement Coordinator, with questions.

Children’s Programs

Free Monthly Children’s Bird Walk

Monthly Children’s Bird Walks are designed to introduce children ages 3 to 12 to birding by gentle instruction from an expert birder.  These walks are led by Holly Merker, a local children’s nature educator and expert birder. Refreshments provided after the walk. Registration required. Click here to get the details.

Cost: Free

Register at:

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Delaware State Parks Adventure Race Series

Down and Dirty Mud Run


Gibbons Outdoor Adventure Leadership School (GOALS adventure racing)

Liberty Sports

Make Break (adventure racing)

Wilmington Trail Club

West Chester Running Club

Fast Tracks (West Chester)

Valley Forge Striders

DE Trail Spinners (Mountain Biking)

PA Races (complete list of running/walking events)

Local Hikes/Nature Preserves

Delaware Nature Society

The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County

PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources