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Bacterial testing and what it means

  If you follow any of the Riverkeepers of the Chesapeake Bay, you are probably familiar with their weekly Facebook posts about bacteria levels. Let’s talk about why they are posting this information, what it’s actually telling us, and what it means to you.     First, there are a variety of water quality monitoring…
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Tilghman Islanders Grow Oysters program recap

  While this year marked the smallest amount of oysters that we’ve planted in the last 8 years, we are still very proud of every single oyster we did plant. The 2019/2020 growing season was completely out of the ordinary and it was the first year we have ever run this program with oysters that…
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August Summer Fun Pack

For the first time ever, Phillips Wharf is releasing a series of themed activity packets and optional companion kits to help get your children get engaged in the environment this summer. Our second Summer Fun Pack is themed “It's a Crab's Life” and comes with a variety of art projects and activities. These activities are…
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Phillips Wharf Campus Closure

  The Phillips Wharf Environmental Center campus in Tilghman, Maryland is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we are not currently open to visitors at this time, we are still working under our “Shelter in Place” plan for weathering the pandemic. Obviously, the pandemic has been hard on businesses and nonprofits…
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