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Today the Philadelphia Inquirer mirrored American Littoral Society's recommendations for what the approach to rebuilding after Sandy should be. In an editorial published on Nov. 13, the paper stated that the lesson from Hurricane Sandy is: don't build too closer to the water. The Inquirer quoted Tim Dillingham, who said that " . . . about half of the state's wetlands have been destroyed by overdevelopment and should be replenished. Beyond supporting fiddler crabs and spartina grass, wetlands support human life by soaking up flood waters."  Read the editorial

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Sat Aug 23 @ 7:00AM - 05:00PM
9th Annual Shorebird Festival in Jamaica Bay
Sat Aug 23 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Eco-Gems Tour
Tue Aug 26 @ 6:00PM -
Sunset Seining
Sat Aug 30 @ 9:00AM -
Shore Birds and Wild Edibles Walk
Sat Sep 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
29th Annual New York State Beach Cleanup
Sun Sep 21 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Coastal Art Show
Tue Sep 23 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Fall Equinox Walk
Sat Sep 27 @ 3:00PM - 06:00PM
Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise
Mon Sep 29 @ 5:30PM - 08:00PM
Coastal Naturalist Series
Sat Oct 04 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Belleplain Biking