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Get Triggered!

“Does anyone know what this fish is,” was a common post on a favorite bay-related Facebook page of mine this summer.  Accompanying were photos of a vertically-flat fish with a big head tapered down to a small mouth with sharp … Continue reading

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How did the Diamondback Terrapin Evolve?

The turtles of Delaware are a pretty diverse group.  We have about 10 species of solely freshwater turtles and 4 species of sea turtles that spend almost their entire life in the ocean.  But there is only one species that … Continue reading

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The Other Raptor

What is the most iconic bird of the Inland Bays? Most of us would say the osprey or the bald eagle – the commanding predators of the water that have become symbols of the coast. But there is another raptor that … Continue reading

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Making Waves in the Inland Bays

It’s a coastal Delaware pastime to sit back, relax, and watch the waters of the ocean and bays as they rise and fall. Our Inland Bays are tidal, after all! But how many of us really know what causes this … Continue reading

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Plastic, Plastic, Everywhere!

With all eyes on Rio during these summer Olympics, it’s difficult to ignore the shocking images of debris clogging the city’s bay. While our own bays may not be overwhelmed with trash, that doesn’t mean that it’s not there. Marine … Continue reading

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Widgeon Grass in the South Bethany Canals

Recently, a friend and I took a morning paddle from his house located in South Bethany out to the Little Assawoman Bay. We’ve been doing this together since we were kids and these trips were my first introduction to Delaware’s Inland … Continue reading

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