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Calling all teachers looking for a great field trip

Written on: January 12th, 2012 in Education & OutreachNERRSt. Jones Reserve

The St. Jones Reserve is now taking reservations for the Spring 2012 and Fall 2012 field trip seasons.  We thank everyone for their patience and support as the Reserve was in a strategic planning mode this past fall.  We will be offering field trip opportunities on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning March 1st.   Field trips are designed […]


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What’s on Your Mind About Sea Level Rise?

Written on: November 18th, 2011 in Coastal Training ProgramNERR

Have you been wondering what sea level rise is and how it might impact Delaware?  Delaware Coastal Programs in conjunction with the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee would like your input about sea level rise in Delaware.  They have been hosting Sea Level Rise Public Engagement Sessions throughout the state.  If you have not […]


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Reserve Staff Visited Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve

Written on: November 3rd, 2011 in NERR

The National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) system is comprised of 28 reserves around the United States.  The Delaware NERR is the 22nd reserve, adopted into the system in 1993.  Every year the staff from each reserve meet for a national meeting to set system-wide priorities, integrate the program sectors (management, research, education, coastal training, and stewardship), […]


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Thank you Wes!

Written on: September 30th, 2011 in Blackbird Creek ReserveNERRSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

Today we’re celebrating 12 years of outstanding service by the Reserve’s Conservationist, Wes Conley who is starting on a new adventure – retirement!  He’s been an invaluable resource to the Reserve and provided outstanding technical assistance and leadership in getting things done on the ground at the St Jones Reserve and Blackbird Creek Reserve.  His […]


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Researchers Study Blue Crabs in the Delaware Bay

Written on: September 30th, 2011 in NERRResearchSt. Jones Reserve

The effect of climate change is expected to raise the temperature of Southern New England waters by up to 40°F (4.5 °C) in this century. This may result in northward expansion of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) range as well as its pathogens (an agent that causes disease such as a virus or bacteria). The […]


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