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Nature on The Edge

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Jeff April 7, 2014 at 09:57 pm
Is it any surprise the females aren't attracted to the Jersey Shore? How many idiotic fist-bumping,Read More "Yo Baby!" jerks can they put up with?
california April 8, 2014 at 09:40 am
Its easy to figure out what the problem is- if you notice all the mexicans, asians and ninjas whoRead More flood the shoreline catching anything they can find- size doesnt matter and nobody enforces the law to see what their buckets are full of. They take as much as they can and never throw back anything, even if its grossly too small. If fish and game would regulate them and enforce size and quantity limits we wouldnt have such a decline in population.
Gordo K April 8, 2014 at 01:36 pm
I can't imagine that people eating these things could contribute to a decline. How hard up mustRead More someone be to eat horseshoe crabs? They're fit only for bait or fertilizer.
Christina Johnson (Editor) March 24, 2014 at 08:02 am
Thank you volunteers, and thank you Joe Reynolds for writing about this. I'll never look at aRead More platform nest again without thinking about the people who put it there.
Carol Beckenstein March 24, 2014 at 10:56 am
This is a magnificent gift to the Bayshore. Thanks you.
Karen F March 19, 2014 at 02:23 pm
I love your photo of the snowy owl! It makes me want to head to Sandy Hook to see for myself.Read More Thanks for sharing.
John Romano March 12, 2014 at 10:17 am
......THIS .....is actually an exciting story, since a revered national symbol ...and moreRead More importantly a species of wildlife ....seems to have been 'rescued' from the brink of extinction.
Carolyn Foote Edelmann February 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm
I, also, cannot imagine oystercatchers this early. We do have to consider that they know whatRead More they're doing. Two other places to find them in NJ are at the end of Seven Bridges Road in Tuckerton, (through the lush greenery to the water - and there aren't any obvious rocks.); and "The Meadows" entry to the sea off Sunset Road in Cape May. At the latter, in early May, I bumped into Princeton colleagues. We all five marveled as territorializing oystercatchers 'duked it out' over where to build nests. Thank you for this good news! Carolyn Foote Edelmann
kbish87 January 26, 2014 at 08:39 pm
I always learn something new and fascinating from your blog. Pictures and prose are both great!Read More Whelks are glorious, hope to see one on my beach one day.
Joe Reynolds January 27, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Thanks for the nice words! I hope you too find a whelk soon. Fair winds, Joe R.
Andrew Davis December 2, 2013 at 11:26 pm
Let me know when penguins show up. Then you have my complete attention.
kbish87 December 4, 2013 at 04:25 pm
Cannot thank you enough for these great photos. I love the skyline with snowy owl shot!
Diane Caso November 5, 2013 at 07:40 pm
The first "fish" I ever caught was an eel...at the reservoir, years back when it was okayRead More to fish there. I screamed so loud...
kbish87 November 6, 2013 at 08:37 pm
I love your blog. Fascinating about eels, I had no idea. I also enjoyed your photo of oyster toadRead More fish. Keep up the good work. This blog is a treasure. Kathleen
Joe Reynolds November 6, 2013 at 10:57 pm
Thanks Diane for sharing your wonderful experience of catching an eel. Thanks Kathleen for your kindRead More words and support. It's all about expanding people perceptions about their local environment and hoping a few will take the extra steps to preserve and protect what we have.
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