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Summer Fun Packs

For the first time ever, Phillips Wharf is releasing a themed activity packet and optional companion kit to help get your children get engaged in the environment this summer. Our first activity pack is themed “All About Turtles” and comes with a variety of art projects and activities. These activities are geared towards children ages…
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Education in the Face of COVID 19

Currently, the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center campus in Tilghman, Maryland is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are not sure when we will reopen to the public, but we want to assure you that we are keeping busy adapting to the new way of educating our community. A large part of…
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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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