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Port Penn Interpretive Center


Port Penn Interpretive Center

The Port Penn Interpretive Center is located in the village of Port Penn, about four miles south of Delaware City. The Center offers displays and programs which explain the folklife of the historic wetland communities along the shores of the Delaware. Programs and self-guided walking tours featuring the historic homes of Port Penn and the scenic marshlands surrounding the town are available.

Upcoming Events

Explorers' Walk

Saturday, March 9, 2019

2 p.m.

Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let's go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find? This program will meet at the Interpretive Center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Explorers' Walk Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let's go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find? This program will meet at the Interpretive Center. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Waterfowl Walk

Saturday, March 23, 2019

8 a.m.

For this program, we will head into the wetlands for a final look at the winter waterfowl before they head north. Some of our target species include the Northern Shoveler, Green-Winged Teal, and Hooded Merganser. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Waterfowl Walk For this program, we will head into the wetlands for a final look at the winter waterfowl before they head north. Some of our target species include the Northern Shoveler, Green-Winged Teal, and Hooded Merganser. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Sandpiper Stroll

Saturday, April 13, 2019

8 a.m.

Migration is starting to pick up speed! Come out and join us on a guided bird walk to see what a perfect layover spot the Port Penn wetlands are for migrating sandpipers. Our target species include Dunlins, Least Sandpipers, and Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sandpiper Stroll Migration is starting to pick up speed! Come out and join us on a guided bird walk to see what a perfect layover spot the Port Penn wetlands are for migrating sandpipers. Our target species include Dunlins, Least Sandpipers, and Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Warbler Walkabout

Saturday, May 4, 2019

8 a.m.

And so, the magic finally begins: the warblers are starting to arrive! The iconic, bright-colored little songsters are popping up in Port Penn, so come join us as we search for Common Yellowthroats, Palm Warblers, and Pine Warblers. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Warbler Walkabout And so, the magic finally begins: the warblers are starting to arrive! The iconic, bright-colored little songsters are popping up in Port Penn, so come join us as we search for Common Yellowthroats, Palm Warblers, and Pine Warblers. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center