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The Land Where Our Forefather Roamed

Written on: July 2nd, 2012 in Education & OutreachSt. Jones ReserveStewardship


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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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Rescuing a Feathery Friend

Written on: December 22nd, 2011 in ResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

Many people living on the coasts and near oceans have heard of seabirds.  Some of these birds are what scientists call pelagic which means that they live mostly in the open sea or ocean; however, they will come to land to breed.  That is why it was such a surprise to see one of our researchers bring […]


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Scientist Log #4: Surprise Lurking in the Marsh

Written on: December 9th, 2011 in ResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

Scientist Log: December 6, 2011 “It’s always fun to find a nice surprise when I’m working in the field! While surveying impoundments at the Ted Harvey Wildlife Management Area from a Delaware Fish and Wildlife fanboat, one of the other scientists I was working with noticed some movement in the marsh. He asked, “Did you see that teal?” I replied, […]


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St. Jones Reserve Boardwalk Open and Ready for Visitors!

Written on: November 30th, 2011 in ResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

The St. Jones Reserve Trail Boardwalk has a new look!  You may recall that the main boardwalk at the St. Jones Reserve was undergoing some renovations.  Those renovations are complete and the boardwalk is back open to visitors.  The new look includes wooden decking with more space between the deck planks and three sections of grating.  Both practices […]


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