Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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Classes & Events

Learning the Language of Birds

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Calling all bird lovers! When a bird sings, it tells you what it is and where it is. Increase your chances of successfully sighting and identifying songbirds “by ear” this […]


The Secret Lives of Spring Wildflowers: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Skunk cabbage, bloodroot, and trout lilies are among the first signs of spring and warmer weather ahead. Spring ephemerals and wildflowers must complete part of their life cycle before the […]


Ornitherapy: For Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Finding balance in our busy and pressured lives can be challenging, but if we allow an appreciation of birds and nature to slow us down we improve our overall well-being. […]


Trillium and Wine: Complementary Pairings

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Great wine and food pairings either emphasize the similarities or highlight the differences between the two. Dr. Raguso studies the floral scents of native plant species, including trilliums, a core […]


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