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WHEN:
DATE: 10/07/2021
TIME: 10:00am - 12:30pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 4-5 miles


DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)

This will be a hike in woods and fields accompanied by a members of the Delaware Nature Society specializing in flora and fauna of the Preserve. A cash donation to the DNS is requested of all hike participants. Trails are hilly in places and covered with roots, so trekking poles are advised.

NOTE: Due to DelDOT construction work on Way Road, parking for our Thursday 10/07 hike has been changed from the address currently shown in this hike description. Our revised parking area and hike meet-up will be at a  gate opening between 1319 and 1410 Ashland Clinton School Road, Hockessin DE. Look for DNS signs at this location.

Current WTC Covid Policy:
1. Always bring a mask with you for any contingencies such as medical care.
2. If you are fully vaccinated you are not required to wear a mask for any WTC activities or maintain social distancing.
3. If you are not vaccinated we strongly urge you to wear a mask if you cannot maintain social distancing.
4. Any rest or lunch breaks must conform to the mask/social distancing rules in 2 and 3 above.
5. Shuttles and carpools do not require members to be fully vaccinated, but masks are required, vaccinated or unvaccinated.
6. If you are uncomfortable around others without a mask, please feel free to wear your mask.
7. We request that all members, vaccinated or unvaccinated, wear a mask in indoor public settings.

LOCATION

WHERE:
Delaware Nature Society – Coverdale Farm Preserve

NEAREST ADDRESS:
543 Way Road
Wilmington, DE 19807

EXACT COORDINATES:
39.809126, -75.637404

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
Google Mapping

PARKING FEE:
Unknown

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Yes

WEB PAGE
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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
From the intersection of Route 82 and Route 52, take Route 52 north 1.2 miles to left on Old Kennett Pike. Continue on Old Kennett Pike 0.9 miles to left on Way Road, Continue on Way Road about 0.5 miles to right into Coverdale Farm Preserve.


LOCATION NOTES:

The 377-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve is comprised of 200 acres of nature preserve that is managed to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of Delaware.  Nestled alongside the preserve is a 177-acre working farm that showcases regenerative agriculture methods.  Farm livestock includes cows, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, and Thanksgiving Turkeys. In addition to a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, the produce, meat, and other products produced on the farm help feed our community and the planet. Coverdale Farm’s regenerative agriculture practices lead to healthier soil and minimize the impact of farming on the land. Coverdale Farm offers panoramic views of rolling countryside, vegetable gardens, a professional kitchen for culinary classes. Program offerings include farm-based and natural history programs and seasonal events.

Preserve Trails & Grounds Hours- Not open to public


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