reTURN the Favor Walk at Sea Breeze Beach

Laura Chamberlin

IMG_0755_cropped

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

World Migratory Bird Day

Laura Chamberlin

Male on the left, female on the right.

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

IMG_0755_cropped

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

IMG_0755_cropped

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

RTF-Logo_wide

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

IMG_5777

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

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

reTURN the Favor Walk at Thompsons Beach

Laura Chamberlin

Did you miss the Volunteer Training? Join us for this early season 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. Join us for a Beach Walk at Thompson’s Beach to help rescue crabs while … Read More

reTURN the Favor Training Workshop

Laura Chamberlin

RTF-Logo_wide

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

Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival

Laura Chamberlin

Save the Date! This annual event celebrates the raptors of South Jersey. Field trips, lectures, vendors, food, and family activities. Stay tuned for more information.