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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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A Facelift for the Boardwalk

Written on: September 23rd, 2011 in ResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

If you have been to the St. Jones Reserve recently you may have noticed that the boardwalk is being renovated.  This is exciting news as the Reserve will be a demonstration site for alternative decking material which allows more light to reach the marsh surface and will hopefully lead to more plants growing under the boardwalk.  […]


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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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Navigating the St. Jones…A Tale of A River

Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Education & OutreachNERRSt Jones Events and ProgramsStewardship

Snaking through the middle of downtown Dover, past Legislative Hall, sneaking around the Air Force Base, and ending its journey at Bowers Beach is none other than the St. Jones River.  In years past, our rivers were thought to be our life line.  They were our source of food, transportation, income, entertainment, and sense of […]


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Educating on a Changing Climate

Written on: July 19th, 2011 in NERRSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

This past week teachers from Delaware and Pennsylvania dawned on a salty adventure exploring the current and potential effects of climate change on the Delaware Estuary.  This 2-day exploration was part of the annual 5- day Delaware Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop conducted by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE).  This year the Reserve partnered with PDE […]


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