reTURN the Favor Walk at Sea Breeze Beach

Laura Chamberlin

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Spring is winding down, but not too late to attend a reTURN the Favor walk! Horseshoe crabs frequently are stranded on their backs by rough waters or hazards during their high tide spawning and they need a little help to get back on their feet. Join us for a Beach Walk at Sea Breeze Beach to help turn over the … Read More

reTURN the Favor Walk at Thompsons Beach

Laura Chamberlin

Spring is winding down, but still have time to rescue horseshoe crabs. Horseshoe crabs frequently are stranded on their backs by rough waters or hazards during their high tide spawning and they need a little help to get back on their feet. Join us for a Beach Walk at Thompson’s Beach to help rescue crabs while learning more about these … Read More

World Migratory Bird Day

Laura Chamberlin

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Join us to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day! Help us kick-off the May on the Bay season on a field trip with shorebirds, horseshoe crabs, and good company. Learn about the conservation challenges on the Delaware Bay and ongoing conservation actions here at the first WHSRN site. We’ll even include a little horseshoe crab rescue if our help is needed. This … Read More

reTURN the Favor Walk at Thompson’s Beach

Laura Chamberlin

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Spend your Friday evening with the horseshoe crabs. Horseshoe crabs frequently are stranded on their backs by rough waters or hazards during their high tide spawning and they need a little help to get back on their feet. Join us for a Beach Walk at Thompson’s Beach to help rescue crabs while learning more about these unique creatures. reTURN the … Read More

reTURN the Favor Walk at Sea Breeze Beach

Laura Chamberlin

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Missed the reTURN The Favor Trainings? Join us on this Beach Walk for in-the-field training! Horseshoe crabs frequently are stranded on their backs by rough waters or hazards during their high tide spawning and they need a little help to get back on their feet. And sometimes that happens in the middle of the night. Join us for a Beach … Read More

reTURN the Favor Volunteer Training

Laura Chamberlin

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Interested in leading reTURN the Favor walks in New Jersey this spring? Join us for a reTURN the Favor training workshop. The workshop will provide information on how to rescue stranded crabs by leading sanctioned reTURN the Favor walks on New Jersey’s beaches, abiding by closed beach and moratorium regulations during rescue walks. Participants will be provided with the materials they need … Read More

Youth Art Exhibit at Delaware Museum of Natural History

Laura Chamberlin

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Art and Wildlife Unite at the Delaware Museum of Natural History Starting on April 15, there will be an exhibit of youth artwork celebrating the Year of the Bird, Delaware Bay, and shorebirds on display at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Wilmington, DE. The fifth graders at Brandywine Springs School in Wilmington worked hard to create artwork that … Read More

Milton’s Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival

Laura Chamberlin

This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered by many to be a natural wonder of Delaware Bay. Count yourself among the 1,500-plus visitors who annually enjoy: arts and crafts, as well as an art show boat rides down the Broadkill River canoe trips on Prime Hook Creek exhibits games great food music scavenger hunt trail walks at … Read More

Peace, Love, and Horseshoe Crab Festival

Laura Chamberlin

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife facility, will host “Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crabs,” its fifth-annual festival celebrating the spring spectacle of migrating shorebirds and spawning horseshoe crabs, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20th. Admission is free. The festivities will feature children’s games, live music, crafts and … Read More

Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival

Laura Chamberlin

The Wetlands Institute is pleased to present our 4th Annual Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival. Join the Wetlands Institute and the Delaware Bay Shorebird Initiative for a festival that celebrates an amazing spectacle of nature – the shorebird migration and horseshoe crab spawning season. Children and guests of all ages can enjoy guided shorebird walks along our local beaches … Read More