The Milford Public Library summer reading program has activities for children, teens and adults. Courtesy of Milford Public Library.

Summertime’s the time for adventure at Milford library

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The Milford Public Library is inviting children, teens and adults to go on adventures this summer. “Adventure” is the theme of the library summer reading program, with multiple events running June 15 through Aug. 17. “We’re excited,” library director Lea Rosell said, and she’s particularly hyped by the June 29 comic magic show by Ran’D Shine Participants who read enough …

“A River Runs Through It” Tour great way to learn about the Mispillion

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Delmarva Discovery Tours recently began offering “A River Runs Through It,” a history-eco tour along the Mispillion River. The tour includes stops at the Milford Museum, DuPont Nature Center and Abbott’s Mill. Recently, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM) and Delmarva Discovery Tours partnered to offer a special media tour in order to get information out to the …

New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines

  A new six-hour Sussex County history and eco tour will give guests a look at the Dupont Nature Center, the Milford Museum, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and the history of the Mispillion River, which connects them all. Delmarva Discovery Tours  of Milford has teamed up with those groups and Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford to offer a unique …

New History Eco-Tours Now Being Offered in Milford, Delaware

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Local tour company, Delmarva Discovery Tours, has teamed up with the Dupont Nature Center, the Milford Museum, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford to offer a unique history and eco-tour that focuses on history along the Mispillion River. “This was a collaborative effort between the five organizations to drive more tourism to Milford by …

Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets

Terry RogersHeadlines, Outdoors

Project WIIN is working to provide monetary values for some of the areas environmental assets like the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently heard a presentation by Danielle Swallow and Jenny Egan of Project WIIN, which stands for Waterways and Infrastructure and Investment Network, a project sponsored by Delaware Sea Grant. The presentation included information on the value of the many …

a bird flying over a body of water

Mispillion, Cedar Creek watersheds worth millions for nature alone, study says

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  The Pew Charitable Trusts study included photos of wildlife in wetlands, such as this snowy egret.   Delaware’s Mispillion River and Cedar Creek watersheds — two of Delaware’s last biggest undeveloped tracts of undisturbed land — are worth millions in terms of leisure, recreation and wildlife viewing alone, a Pew Charitable Trusts study says. But they are also under …