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Notes from the Field: Living Shoreline

Written on: May 27th, 2016 in Blackbird Creek ReserveNERRResearch

Notes from the field: Living Shoreline Since Kari St.Laurent, the DNERR Research Coordinator, is new and loves blogging, she has decided to write snippets that highlight some of the field work occurring at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. These posts are not about specific data or results, but about the scientific process of making […]

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Pardon Our Mud

Written on: May 26th, 2015 in Blackbird Creek ReserveGuest BlogResearchStewardship

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 guest blog is brought to you by Alison Rogerson, Program Manager for the DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program.  Enjoy! (Maggie Pletta, DNERR Education Coordinator […]

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The Reserve’s Changing Landscape

Written on: December 18th, 2012 in Blackbird Creek ReserveNERRStewardship

Have you been to the Blackbird Creek Reserve lately?  You may have notice some changes to our farm field.  As part of our restoration plan for the Blackbird Creek Reserve, we have taken some agricultural land out of production and created/restored some freshwater wetlands.  Wetlands are areas where there are water loving (hydrophytic) plants, saturation […]

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Learning from the River

Written on: July 31st, 2012 in Education & OutreachNERRSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

How better to learn about a watershed than to experience it? On July 12, 2012 teachers from several states participated in a watershed tour of the St. Jones River coordinated by the Reserve in collaboration with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (the Partnership).  The tour is one component of the Partnership’s annual watershed workshop for […]

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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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