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Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve


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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Thoughts on a Rock

Written on: March 3rd, 2015 in Guest BlogNERRSt. Jones ReserveVolunteers

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 first guest blog is brought to you today by M.L. Christmas during her visit to the reserve in early February.  Enjoy! (Maggie Pletta, DNERR Education Coordinator & Blog […]

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Opportunity to Make a Difference

Written on: March 21st, 2012 in Coastal Training ProgramResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardshipVolunteers

It is that time of year when the Reserve gears up for all things horseshoe crab related.   Every spring around May and June, the Delaware Bay beaches are covered with spawning horseshoe crabs.  During this time trained volunteers help assess the horseshoe crab population by participating in the horseshoe crab spawning survey.  The survey began […]

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Delaware Celebrates National Estuaries Day

Written on: September 8th, 2011 in NERRStewardshipVolunteers

Join us for a grand celebration of National Estuaries Day!  National Estuaries Day is an annual event that celebrates our estuaries, those areas where rivers meet the sea. It is a great opportunity to learn more about these ecosystems and how you can help to protect them.  Delaware is celebrating National Estuaries Day through the […]

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Help Restore the Blackbird

Written on: March 15th, 2011 in Blackbird Creek Events and ProgramsBlackbird Creek ReserveStewardshipVolunteers

As part of our restoration efforts at the Blackbird Creek Reserve, there will be a tree planting on April 9, 2011; and we could use some extra hands to help with the planting!  If you are willing, able, and available to help restore part of the Blackbird Creek Reserve, bring some gloves and help us […]

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