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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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Turtle Troubles- What to do if I find a turtle?

Spring is the time of year when nature comes to life.  Trees are blooming, grass is growing, and animals of all types are becoming more active and this includes turtles.  Adult turtles hibernate during the cold winter months and baby turtles that hatched in the fall most likely stayed in the nest until the warming…
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No fooling here; April 1st means blue crabs!

Creator: Joe Subolefsky Copyright: [email protected] While April 1st might have been just another day of social distancing for some of us, for others, it was the start of something new. On Wednesday, the season for commercial harvest of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay opened 30 minutes after sunrise. Not every crabber was out on…
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