Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

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Dr. Doug Tallamy Discusses Native Plants 
Wednesday, October 28

As part of the Environmental Learning Series Dr. Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home and The Living Landscape, will be speaking at Earthplace. Dr. Tallamy, chair of the entomology and wildlife ecology department at the University of Delaware, is an advocate of native plants and will discuss what we can do in our own back yards to encourage native plants, restore biodiversity and support local food webs and ecosystems. Dr. Tallamy has been called the Rachel Carson of our time, and we’re excited to welcome him to Earthplace.


6:30 pm reception, 7:00 discussion, $10 per person.

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Fall programming at Earthplace!

Fall at Earthplace brings a ton of great programs for all ages, including Nature, Art, and Journaling and Bird Brains for teens and adults. Check out the programs below!


After-school Enrichment Program
Friday, 3:00-6:00 pm

The Earthplace After-school Enrichment Program provides a bridge between school and home that connects students with nature in a meaningful way. It also assures working parents that their childhas  a seamless transition from school to an afternoon of fun and learning. Kids unplug from the electronic world and plug in to the natural world. Our 74-acre sanctuary, live animal exhibits, and interactive nature museum offer an unparalleled opportunity for nature discovery and environmental learning. Click here for details.