For years, commercial eel and whelk fishers have dealt with a dilemma: They know the best bait to attract eel and whelk, locally known as conch, is a female horseshoe crab. However, harvest limits...more
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White perch are a popular catch in the Delaware River and Delaware Bay, but contaminants can make the fish unsafe to eat. Officials advise against eating white perch caught north of the Chesapeake...more
The popular Ocean Currents Lecture Series returns to the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del. for a 16th summer of engaging topics on marine science.
Beach visitors and coastal residents alike can learn about ocean research this summer with a tour of the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, located a few miles west of Cape...more
According to a 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global sea level is expected to increase one half meter or more over the next century. Along the Mid-Atlantic coast of...more
When it comes to healthy, sustainable communities, Lewes architect John Mateyko sees the key in the way we build. Cities designed for pedestrians instead of cars, active residents breathing...more
Teachers are invited to attend a workshop about field trip destinations in Lewes, including the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus, that provide engaging settings for lessons on science...more
The Nintendo Wii has made its way into municipal meetings — and not for attendees to play a game of virtual baseball.
Community planners have transformed the video game console into an...more
High school students intrigued by science and the sea can explore both interests at the University of Delaware’s 2013 TIDE Camp. The two-week overnight program gives rising 10th through 12th...more
Middle and high school classes can explore cutting-edge ocean science at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del. this spring. The ...more