Bird seed orders due Sept. 27 to Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park

August 29, 2023

While bird seed is subject to supply chain disruptions, the Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park have found a reliable source for this year’s bird seed sale, offering an economical way to stock up for winter.

Items available, all premium seeds, include various types of sunflower seeds, peanuts, thistle, safflower, suet and a selection of wild bird seed mixes. There are more than 17 choices as to variety and size of bag. Some seed bag sizes and names have changed, so patrons are advised to read the form carefully.

Sale Chair Sandee Coyle said orders will be accepted until Wednesday, Sept. 27. Items will be available for pickup from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 14, at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Maintenance Garage. Friends volunteers will be on hand to load seed orders into people’s vehicles.

Order forms are available at the park office and the Seaside Nature Center, and at for easy ordering from home. Prices are listed on the form. Any Friends member is eligible for a 10% discount.

Send the completed form along with a check to: Birdseed Sale, c/o FOCHSP, P.O. Box 132, Nassau, DE 19969.

Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park is a nonprofit organization of volunteers who donate their time to promote one of the crown jewels of Delaware's state parks. They are strongly committed to public education about the park, and believe that education leads to appreciation, conservation and preservation. In addition to their educational activities, Friends volunteers participate in a monthly Trails Day and a variety of other direct activities within the park.

Friends also raise money for specific park projects such as the Bike Barn, the park playground and the recent addition of three water fountains. For more information about joining or volunteering, visit, email, or call 302-858-6127.


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