Category Archives: Blog

Oysters- A Chesapeake Bay Staple

  Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is constantly striving to educate and expose it’s community members to the impacts they have on the environment. The Eastern Shore has historically been a waterman based community. Oysters and crabs are a tradition of the Eastern Shore. However, with climate change continuously worsening every year, the livelihood of our…
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Go Fish- Why Striped Bass Regulations Have Changed

Whether or not you knew what day it was (or even month), May 1st was the start of the striped bass fishing season in Maryland. This year, the fishery is a bit different though and not just because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Like most fisheries, the striped bass fishery is managed by a number…
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#GivingTuesdayNOW

  COVID-19 has created a lot of change in the last few weeks and we here at the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center are also experiencing this change. In order to protect the health of our staff, we closed to the public and began working remotely on March 13th. April typically marks the beginning of our…
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Gary Crawford- Forever in our Hearts

  PWEC recently lost an integral piece of our organization;  Gary Crawford passed away on March 5th, 2020. He was a faithful supporter, an original board member, a friend, a sounding board, a critiquer, a wealth of knowledge, a joke teller...  I could go on and on. We would often have long and animated conversations…
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