Debbie Heaton

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Diary of a Horseshoe Crab Counter on Delaware Bay

July 17th, 2009

Each spring The Nature Conservancy recruits volunteers to survey two beaches along the Delaware Bay during horseshoe crab mating season (see video of what the survey looks like). The survey is part of a Delaware Bay-wide horseshoe crab population study, and the data collected each year is used to help set the commercial harvesting quotas for […] More

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