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Farewell to our 2015 Summer Interns!

Written on: July 31st, 2015 in Education & OutreachResearchStewardship

Each summer our ranks swell at the Reserve to include summer interns who help with everything from research to conservation. The summer has flown by and our interns are leaving next week so we wanted to take a chance to briefly highlight them before they go off to bigger and better things. Thanks everyone for […]

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I Canoe! You Can, Too!

Written on: July 14th, 2015 in Blackbird Creek Events and ProgramsBlackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachGuest Blog

To add variety to the blog and to offer a fresh perspective from our visitors, we are inviting guest bloggers to write posts describing their visits and thoughts while at the reserve.  The guest blog and photos today are brought to you by M.L. Christmas and her thoughts on canoeing.  Enjoy! (Maggie Pletta, DNERR Education Coordinator & Blog […]

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Green Eggs and Sand

Written on: June 17th, 2015 in Education & OutreachNERR

May is a busy month at the Reserve.  From school groups and public programs, to horseshoe crab surveys and the beginning of field season, the Reserve is a buzz with activity.  But the activity isn’t confined to within our boundaries, we also travel near and far to grow our skills and assist in the growth […]

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Made a Splash

Written on: April 28th, 2015 in Education & OutreachNERRSt Jones Events and Programs

Every year the quiet and sleepy St. Jones Reserve, and our neighbor the John Dickinson Plantation, get a shot of life and excitement when fourth grade students from across Delaware descend on our properties.  No it’s not an attack; it’s our annual Make a Splash Water Festival.  The festival, now in its sixteenth year, provides a […]

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All Hands on Deck!

Written on: March 19th, 2015 in Education & OutreachVolunteers

Calling all horseshoe crab and shorebird enthusiasts to the decks of the S.S. Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve!  Here is your chance to act like a DNERR scientist and do your part to help protect and conserve our horseshoe crabs and migratory shorebirds.  As part of an effort to better understand how many horseshoe crabs exist […]

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