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Tilghman’s boat parade, tree lighting is Dec. 14

(TILGHMAN ISLAND, MD – November 26, 2019) On Sat., Dec, 14, the residents and businesses of Tilghman Island invite the public to an evening of cocktails and Santa visits, before the annual Great Crab Pot Tree Lighting ceremony and Lighted Boat Parade at Knapps Narrows. The event kicks off at Character's Bridge Restaurant with a…
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Supporting Science Education through Phillips Wharf

November, 2019 Dear Friend, St. Michaels High School Environmental Science and Aquatic Science teacher Gia Ristvey knows a thing or two about engaging high school students in the sciences, and she’s grateful for the donors supporting Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, because they help ensure her students have the field experiences needed to connect them to…
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Juvenile terrapins released on Tilghman Island

(TILGHMAN ISLAND, MD – October 31, 2019) Phillips Wharf Environmental Center staff recently released four juvenile diamondback terrapins along Black Walnut Cove on Tilghman Island. The baby terrapins were rehabilitated at PWEC over this past year, after being rescued from harmful conditions in the local area. Native to the Chesapeake Bay region, diamondback terrapins are…
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Oystering demos at Nov. 2 Oyster & Brew Festival

(TILGHMAN ISLAND, MD – October 16, 2019)Phillips Wharf Environmental Center will be providing oystering demos at its Oyster & Brew Festival, taking place from noon to 4p.m. on Sat., Nov. 2 at its waterfront campus on Tilghman Island. The event is an annual fundraiser for the nonprofit, with a VIP dinner and auction hosted the…
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