Children can learn about conservation and outdoor activities such as archery, boating, fishing and air rifle target shooting, and participate in contests in duck calling, decoy carving, and wildlife/outdoors photography.

Delaware Ducks Unlimited is hosting the 2018 Greenwing Conservation Festival for children Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Owens Station, 12613 Road 602, in Greenwood in Sussex County.

At the festival, children can learn about conservation and outdoor activities such as archery, boating, fishing and air rifle target shooting.

One of the featured events is the Youth Duck Calling Contest, sponsored by Cabela’s. A decoy carving contest and wildlife/outdoors photo contest will also be held.

Children will have the chance to build a bluebird box or a wood duck box, tour a Delaware State Police helicopter, and see demonstrations on fly fishing, duck banding, retrievers and bird dogs, decoy carving and archery.

Exhibits will be open on conservation education and wildlife management.

The festival is free, but registration is required either online at www.greenwingde.org or at the event from 8-10 a.m. Lunch is included.