EVENT

WHEN:
DATE: 07/18/2024
TIME: 9:00am-11:30am (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, and carpooling directions.)

Join us on this hike co-led by members of the Delaware Nature Society to view summer flora and fauna of Coverdale. Hills are involved, so trekking poles are advised. Wear sun protection since some of the hike is across fields. And the use of bug spray is advised. The members of DNS are giving of their time to lead this hike, so please consider making a small donation ($5 or more) at the start of the hike to the hike leader.

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

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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:

Preserve trails and grounds are not open to public.  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.

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FUTURE HERE:
DNS Coverdale Hike - 07/18/2024 - 9:00am-11:30am
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