Spring is here - Love is in the air (or the sea)

Spring is here - Love is in the air (or the sea)

It's the time of year I look forward to the most. Not because it's a huge part of my research, but because it is a spectacle that has been happening for over 350 million years. You know it's Spring when peculiar dinosaur-looking animals called horseshoe crabs, come up onto the shallow waters of beaches to do their "thing." It's the horseshoe crab mating season!

Read on to learn more about the horseshoe crab, their mating season, and why they are very important not only during the Spring but all year round!

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"What's it like to dive in an estuary?"

"What's it like to dive in an estuary?"

The Great Bay Estuary in New Hampshire is one of the largest estuaries in the U.S. Atlantic Coast, encompassing over 25,000 acres of tidal waters and uplands. Even though New Hampshire has the shortest coastline of any state, those 18 miles increase to 150 miles of tidal shoreline when the Great Bay Estuary is included. 

So what is it like to dive in Great Bay Estuary? 

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