What's New at Bombay Hook
- Hit the trail: The Delaware Trail, a collection of more than 60 activities at over 40 statewide locations, ranging from the rolling hills of Delaware’s wooded north to its southern beaches and bays. Read about the trail locations, and how it works and how to get started.
- Bring your children to Children's Adventure Day at Bombay Hook, May 3, 2014 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The event is free and the refuge entrance fee is waived; it is recommended for toddlers to 11 year old children. See the complete schedule of events here.
- Be sure to read 50 Great (and Neat) Native Plants for Delaware Gardens, published by Quentin Schlieder of the Bombay Hook Garden Keepers. Use it as a reference when reading Quentin's articles in upcoming editions of the Friends' newsletter and as a resource to help you with your backyard planting.
The Bombay Hook Garden Keepers are garden enthusiasts who meet monthly to learn about gardening with native plants in the mid-Atlantic region; they maintain the native landscape around the refuge Visitor Center. Their meetings and special events are posted on the Events Calendar page of the web site.
- The March 2014 edition of the Friends' newsletter has been posted. Read it here.
- Help Friends by participating in a fundraising opportunity through Redners grocery stores: When you shop at Redners using your Pumps Perks card, save your receipt and hand in the entire receipt at the Visitor Center store. Over $2000 in Redners receipts have already been turned in. At $5000, Friends qualifies to get the first 1% back! Find the location of the nearest Redners warehouse market here.
- See a slideshow of images taken at Bombay Hook by refuge volunteer and Friends' member Karen Dever on the Photogallery page.
- We want to post your Bombay Hook photos! Share your images with our online audience. All posted images include a photo credit and a link to your web site or photo gallery. Send an email to the web master to learn more.
- Friends is now on Facebook! Check out our page here and be sure to post.
The Friends of Bombay Hook web site is hosted by IDV.net , a leading internet and network service provider in the Delaware Valley.