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DNREC Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey volunteer training offered April 1 and 6

Date Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs DNREC

The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual bay-wide horseshoe crab spawning survey in May and June on Kent County’s Ted Harvey Wildlife Area and Kitts Hummock and North Bowers beaches.




Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

The Delaware Shorebird Project today premiered Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection, a film produced to raise awareness and understanding about the ecological connection between horseshoe crabs and shorebirds migrating through the Delaware Bay area, as well as the researchers who study them.




DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to reopen April 1

Date Posted: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will reopen Saturday, April 1 after being closed for the winter.




Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey volunteer training offered Saturday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 6

Date Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs DNREC

DNREC’s Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual bay-wide horseshoe crab spawning survey in May and June on Ted Harvey Wildlife Area, Kitts Hummock and North Bowers beaches.




New artificial bait developed by U of D from project funded by DNREC could reduce number of horseshoe crabs used to catch eel and whelk

Date Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

A new alternative bait product that will help reduce the number of horseshoe crabs harvested from the Delaware Bay was introduced today. A team of University of Delaware researchers led by Dr. Nancy Targett, DuPont scientists, fisheries biologists, watermen and conservation groups were joined by DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara to make the announcement this morning at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.





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