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April 12: DENIN field trip: Join DENIN, partners in guided trip to St. Jones Reserve in Kent County

April 12: DENIN field trip:  Join DENIN, partners in guided trip to St. Jones Reserve in Kent County

Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) at the University of Delaware,Delaware Wild Lands, the state’s oldest land conservation organization, and theDelaware National Estuarine Research Reserve are sponsoring a free field trip to the St. Jones Reserve, in Kent County, Del., on Friday, April 12.

A component of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR), the St. Jones Reserve includes about 3,750 acres of tidal brackish-water and salt marshes, wooded fringe habitat, farmlands and meadows distributed along the lower St. Jones River. The St. Jones watershed drains a portion of central Kent County, including the city of Dover, and empties into Delaware Bay.