CIB Events

Grateful Shellabration

Save the date! When: Saturday, November 2nd (rain date: Sunday, November 3rd), 10am-5pm Where: Camp Arrowhead, 35268 Homestead Wy, Lewes, DE 19958 Join the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and our friends for a day of Bays-centric fun to celebrate our 30th Anniversary! The day will feature live music, food, drinks, a beer garden, […]

FINtastic Fish

Participants in this program get closer to the Bays than ever before as they explore the shallow waters of the Indian River Bay for aquatic life and handle living organisms! This program will focus on how forage fish and minnows fuel the food web in the estuary. As a group, we identify and discuss different […]

Outstanding Oysters

Discover the power of the oyster! Sometimes referred to as “ecosystem engineers” or “vacuums of the bay,” oysters play a critical role in keeping our bays clean. They also provide structural support for reefs for additional marine life. Participants will get a closer look at these bivalves in action, watching as they filter water. People […]

Crazy Crabs

Participants in this program get closer to the Bays than ever before as they explore the shallow waters of the Indian River Bay for aquatic life and handle living organisms! This program will focus on invasive and native crabs that call the Inland Bays home. As a group, we identify and discuss different fish, crabs […]

Creature Feature: Horseshoe Crabs

Learn about horseshoe crabs and why they make their way onto the beaches of the Inland Bays. This program dives into the ecology, anatomy, and benefits of horseshoe crabs using a lifelike model (and hopefully a living organism!). Participants will have the opportunity to explore the beach and the Preserve and hopefully find a living […]

Ocean to Bay Bike Tour: Coastal Cruise

Join cyclists of all levels on April 26-27, 2024 in the Quiet Resorts for a cycling tour through Sussex County’s beautiful beaches, bays, and beyond!  This award-winning event, presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, offers cyclists 30-, 50-, metric century, and century rides on flat terrain. Select a combo option to include the […]