Friends News

Help Friends Raise Funds through Redners Grocery Stores

Help us with 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 $5000 in Redners receipts have already been turned in which qualifies Friends to get 1% back!

Find the location of the nearest Redners warehouse market here.

Bombay Hook NWR Seeking Volunteers

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge is seeking responsible individuals who have an interest in wildlife conservation, public relations, maintenance work, and environmental education to volunteer their time and talents at the refuge.

Volunteers are needed to staff the Visitor Center and operate the Refuge Store on weekends and weekdays, present environmental education programs for school groups, conduct refuge tours, provide trail and landscaping maintenance, and help with highway cleanups. Volunteers may be called upon for special wildlife projects throughout the year.

Bombay Hook NWR is a part of the Delaware History Trail

Bombay Hook NWR has been selected for inclusion in the Delaware History Trail. Created by the Delaware Tourism Office, the trail includes 36 sites located throughout the state and selected to showcase the First State's abundance of historical sites and to educate visitors and residents about Delaware's place in American history. Visitors can now follow a trail of exploration to discover and experience Delaware's rich heritage. Read about it and learn how you can participate here.

BHNWR Recognized As Top Ten Scenic Drive in Refuge System

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge has been chosen by GORP.com (the acronym stands for Great Outdoor Recreation Pages) for inclusion in its top ten list of scenic drives in the national wildlife refuge system. Read the article here.

BHNWR in U. S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program

Bombay Hook Quarter

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware was honored by the United States Mint through its quarter-dollar program. The Bombay Hook design was the 28th to be featured on coins released under the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program. Commemorative versions of the coin, which was issued in 2015, are available in the Blue Heron Gift Shoppe.