Delaware Nature Society's Professional Leadership Institute
Ahsland Nature Center, Hockessin
January 12–16, 2016
This conference is co-sponsored by the Association of Nature Center Administrators and offers training in such topics as fundraising and development, strategic planning, advocacy, land management, and public education and communication. Lodging is available during the conference at Ashland Nature Center's dormitories. Student participants are welcome and scholarship funds are available! The scholarship application deadline is December 4 and the registration deadline is December 11. See the link for a full program description and application form in pdf format.
Delaware Wetlands Conference
Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington
February 3–4, 2016
This popular biennial conference sponsored by DNREC's Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program and DNERR's Coastal Training Program, has seen attendance rates grow consistently over the years and has now been expanded to two days. The event attracts scientists, decision makers, planners, educators, community leaders, and natural resource managers from across the mid-Atlantic region. Abstracts are due October 14 and registration opens November 4.