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What Does a Fox Really Say?

Written on: February 3rd, 2014 in NERRSt. Jones Reserve

The other day I was out walking around the Reserve capturing photos for our program.  As I walked toward the boardwalk I heard a loud “bark” and knew a fox was nearby.  I began thinking about that fox and the famous song “What does the fox say.”  I have to say I have never heard a fox […]


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Uncovering Winter’s Mysteries

Written on: November 26th, 2013 in Blackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachNERR

This fall the trees here at the Reserve were absolutely gorgeous with the deep reds, vibrant yellows, and fiery organges displayed in their leaves.  As each leaf drops and fall turns to winter we are not as captivated by the trees but they still remain a significant feature in our landscape.  Have you ever wondered how […]


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An Internship Beyond Expectation

Written on: August 2nd, 2013 in Blackbird Creek ReserveNERRResearchSt. Jones Reserve

By: Akida Ferguson Working as an intern at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) has been a rewarding and exciting experience. As an intern I have been able to garner hands-on experience in the field I intend to be employed. Working closely with Mike Mensinger, an Environmental Scientist at the Reserve, I have been […]


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Destination: Lake Superior, Wisconsin

Written on: February 14th, 2013 in Education & OutreachNERR

Interested in visiting a freshwater estuary?  The National Estuarine Research Reserve system added another Reserve site in October 2010 raising the number of Reserves to 28 around the United States.   The Lake Superior NERR is comprised of approximately 16,000 acres and is located along the confluence of the St. Louis River and Lake Superior.   You may […]


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The Reserve’s Changing Landscape

Written on: December 18th, 2012 in Blackbird Creek ReserveNERRStewardship

Have you been to the Blackbird Creek Reserve lately?  You may have notice some changes to our farm field.  As part of our restoration plan for the Blackbird Creek Reserve, we have taken some agricultural land out of production and created/restored some freshwater wetlands.  Wetlands are areas where there are water loving (hydrophytic) plants, saturation […]


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