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Conserving 635 Acres at Passmore Farm

Photo of marsh habitat at Taylors Bridge Roberts Farm, a 1,250-acre property in southern New Castle County acquired by Delaware Wild Lands in 2016 thanks to a partnership with Mt. Cuba Center and The Nature Conservancy. This property is adjacent to the newly conserved Passmore Farm property.


Over the past year, a collection of individual donors, community organizations, and private foundations–including Mt. Cuba Center–worked to conserve Passmore Farm, a 635-acre property in New Castle County featuring saltmarsh, upland forest, freshwater springs, and productive farmland. This property is adjacent to the 1,250-acre Taylors Bridge Roberts Farm property, which became a conservation success story in 2015 when Mt. Cuba Center, The Conservation Fund and Delaware Wild Lands partnered to protect it in perpetuity.

These land conservation efforts have created more than 10,000 acres of contiguous wildlife habitat in one of the most rapidly developing areas of the state, according to Delaware Wild Lands.

Read more at Delaware Wild Lands’ Facebook page, here, and at the Delaware Business Now, here.