Welcome! Bucktoe Creek Preserve is a 297-acre privately-owned natural area located near Kennett Square, in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The preserve is managed to enhance biodiversity and promote sound ecological stewardship through forest, meadow, and wetland restoration. Our primary goals are to provide a stable location for long-term environmental monitoring and ecological research, a refuge for threatened flora and fauna, and a site for educating naturalists at all levels of expertise. Please visit the preserve through one of our scheduled programs, or call to request a guided tour!

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February 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Listen for creatures of the night in the Bucktoe Creek Preserve’s woodland habitat. Great Horned, Screech and Barred Owls are known to roam the preserve!

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November 17, 2014 - 2:42pm

This past Saturday our 2014 Master Naturalist trainees braved the wet weather and ventured out to the Bucktoe Creek Preserve to learn about stewardship and...

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