Revised Office Hours: WJBR is open for prize pick up Monday thru Thursday 9am - 5pm.  Closed on Friday.

Deanna and Justin In The Morning

5:30am - 10:00am

Fitz was a tutor in Canada when she designed a globe mount that could display the earth's daily rotation in relation to the path of the sun not only by day and night but also throughout the year.

Activists use shovels and wheelbarrows to pile manure on the street...

Activists use shovels and wheelbarrows to pile manure on the street outside the White House while protesting against President Joe Biden's climate change policy on Earth Day, April 22, 2021 in... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

 

Visit de.gov/earthday for more about the history of Earth Day and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s ideas and activities to celebrate it everyday.


Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering to help the parks during our month long Earth Day celebration?

Check out our Volunteer Calendar for available opportunities.

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  • Forests of Earth Hike

    The sun sets over the Delaware Bay and the Breakwater Lighthouse,...

    The sun sets over the Delaware Bay and the Breakwater Lighthouse, established in 1885, seen from the shores of Cape Henlopen State Park, in Lewes, Delaware, November 25, 2020. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

    Cape Henlopen State Park (Friday April 22)

     

    Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with a hike through our maritime forest as we enjoy the woods and discover how important trees are for the Earth and us. Dress for the weather. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Pre-registration required by calling the Nature center at 302-645-6852. Free with park entrance fees http://gty.im/1229995320

  • Little Arborists: Squirrels of the Forest

    A wild plantain squirrel eats leaves on a tree branch at a park in...

    A wild plantain squirrel eats leaves on a tree branch at a park in Singapore on April 13, 2022. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

    Brandywine Creek State Park  (Friday April 29)

    Squirrels are way more than just a bushy tail! Celebrate Arbor Day by exploring the role squirrels play in keeping our great forests growing. Hike through the Tulip Tree Nature Preserve and learn how squirrels plant future forests. Free – Pre-registration required: call (302)-655-5740, between 8am and 4pm, 7 days a week, to sign up. Spaces limited.

  • Wildflower and Wildlife Walk

    Butterflies rushing near to a wild flower to sucking honey on way...

    Butterflies rushing near to a wild flower to sucking honey on way side in the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city Bhubaneswar on June 22, 2021. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

    Brandywine Creek State Park (Saturday April 30)

     

    Walk through the Tulip Tree Woods Nature Preserve, pollinator garden and meadows to enjoy the colors of the wildflowers. Learn about the different species that exist in the park and how the local wildlife makes use of them. Free – Pre-registration required: call (302)-655-5740, between 8am and 4pm, 7 days a week, to sign up. Spaces limited.

  • Open Streets Wilmington (Multiple Events)

    Atmosphere in the streets of the city center, the day that would have...

    Atmosphere in the streets of the city center, the day that would have started the festivities of San Lorenzo, August 9 in Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Huesca will not celebrate its patron saint... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

    Join the City of Wilmington, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), Open Streets Wilmington, and other partners to celebrate Mother Earth on Saturday, April 23. From 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., six blocks of Market Street (4th through 10th streets) will be blocked off to pedestrian-only traffic so that people of all ages can stop by and visit eco-friendly vendors and exhibitors.

    Enjoy live music, outdoor fitness classes, free bike rentals and repairs, giveaways, kids activities, and much more!

    Visit openstreetswilmington.org and learn more about some of the activities you can participate in below:

    Vegan Food Samples w/ Wilmington Kitchen Collective
    Sample vegan menu items and vote for your favorite! The winning chef wins the Golden Tofu Trophy.

     

    Free Bike Repairs w/ Urban Bike Project
    Visit our stand along the route for help from friendly mechanics.

     

    Iris & Callisto’s Apiary
    Make your own candle using various honey and hive materials!

     

    Seed Paper w/ Route 9 Library and Innovation Center
    Make your own seed paper to keep and plant with recycled paper!