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Flexing our “mussels” along the shoreline

Written on: July 29th, 2011 in Research

Every water front property owner knows the value of protecting their shoreline from the damage of erosion.  Often times, we choose to harden the shorelines with bulkhead or rip rap to make sure we don’t lose land.  But, are there more natural ways to stabilize the ever changing shoreline?  Joshua Moody, a former graduate fellow […]

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Please welcome…

Written on: April 30th, 2010 in ResearchSt. Jones Reserve

Our new Graduate Research Fellow, Josh Moody!  Josh is a graduate student at Rutgers University and is studying the relationship between ribbed mussel density and salt marsh shoreline erosion. He’ll be collecting data along the St Jones this season as part of his research – be sure to say Hi if you seen him around! […]

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