Attention all nature enthusiasts and adventurous families — The Greenwing Conservation Festival is back for another exciting year.
A staple event in the heart of Delaware, The Greenwing Conservation Festival is the perfect opportunity for children to learn about conservation while taking part in some great activities. Join in for a day of guaranteed fun and learning, as children and their families come together to celebrate and promote the importance of conservation. With numerous engaging activities, the Greenwing Conservation Festival is an event you won’t want to miss.
If you’re interested in a fun day out for all the family, come along to the Greenwing Conservation Festival. Read on to find out more, including where the event will take place and what activities are on offer.
What is the Greenwing Conservation Festival?
The Greenwing Conservation Festival is a highly successful annual event focused on outdoor fun and wetlands conservation education for children. The event aims to teach kids about natural resource protection and preservation, not only in Delaware but throughout North America. Children and their families will learn all about the importance of conservation while having a great time outdoors.
Where is it?
You can find The Greenwing Conservation Festival at 12613 Hunters Cove Road in Greenwood, DE on April 1st 2023. Registration begins at 8 am, so make sure to arrive early.
The festival is packed with fun and education activities, including:
• Archery demonstration
• Conservation education and wildlife management exhibits
• Retriever and bird dog demonstrations
• Duck banding demonstration
• DE State Police helicopters
• Delaware State Police fingerprinting
• Delaware Forestry Department
• Boating safety
• Fly fishing demonstration
• Build a bluebird box
• Build a wood duck box
• Decoy carving demonstration
• Gun safety and clay target shooting
• Archery safety and target shooting
• Air rifle safety and target shooting
The festival also hosts annual youth competitions, such as the Duck Calling Contest, Decoy Carving Contest, and the Wildlife/Outdoors Photography Contest. These contests provide children with an opportunity to showcase their skills and learn new techniques — and have a blast while doing so.
Since 1937, the Greenwing Conservation Festival has been dedicated to conserving nature and educating future generations. The festival is free to attend and includes a one-year Greenwing membership, lunch, and more.
So mark your calendars on April 1st and join us for a day jam-packed with activities, learning and fun, as we work together to create a brighter future for our planet and all the wildlife that shares it. We can’t wait to see you there!
Events in Delaware
The Greenwing Conservation Festival is just one of the fantastic events hosted in the beautiful state of Delaware. Plan your visit today and discover all that Delaware has to offer, from scenic bike trails to exotic wildlife and breathtaking natural landmarks. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy in Delaware.