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American Littoral Society
A non-profit environmental organization empowering people to protect the coast through advocacy, conservation, education and restoration
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As part of Lancaster Water Week, join Stroud Water Research Center's Dave Funk for an online loo into the life in our streams. Friday, August 14th from 12-1 pm. Click link to register
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Seeing tiny orange creatures in the surf? They don’t sting or bite. They are shell-less mollusks and completely harmless.
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CDRW Aug 7
There are steps that outdoor and environmental organizations can take to have their programs and activities be more accessible to the 26% of the US population with . Get some tips and best practices for your org in our latest blog!
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TTF Watershed Aug 7
Rain, rain, go away... Reduce flooding on your property and keep local creeks clean by managing at home. ☔ Earlier this year we gave a webinar on this very topic! Check out the blog, watch the recording, or download the presentation: 🌿
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Racing Extinction Aug 6
Marine heatwaves across the world's oceans can displace habitat for marine life by tens to thousands of kilometers. To measure this NOAA scientists have now introduced a new metric called "thermal displacement."
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Since 2014 the Littoral Society and our partners have been working on Wreck pond and it's surrounding watershed. On Thurs., Aug. 27, the Society will host a virtual lunch and learn to discuss ongoing efforts to restore the NJ coastal lake.
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American Littoral Society Aug 9
One in every 8 miles of streams and rivers in PA are considered unsafe for recreation. In addition, nearly half of the acres of public lakes in Pennsylvania have fish that are not safe to eat.
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American Littoral Society Aug 9
Single-use plastics are hotter than ever, as worried people try to limit their exposure to the virus. The plastics industry has egged on that fear to push for the resurrection of the maligned single-use plastic bag.
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American Littoral Society Aug 9
Fish off the coast of NJ? The Littoral Society needs you help to identify some of the most important fishing areas. Click to read the blog post to learn how you can provide input and qualify for a gift card.
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American Littoral Society Aug 8
Scientists have realized in recent years that in addition to large garbage patches in the ocean, much smaller pieces of plastic — known as — also pose a serious problem for waterways, including those in the .
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American Littoral Society Aug 8
Commenting on regulations is a great way to get involved in decision-making processes. This new web page allows you to navigate state and federal environmental agencies that oversee the :
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American Littoral Society Aug 8
Support the American Littoral Society's coastal conservation, education and advocacy work with wearable art by Janet Essley of the Red Knots Project. Available for 11 more days. Orders will start shipping August 26th.
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American Littoral Society Aug 7
There are 4 main threats to our clean water at the : stormwater, depletion of groundwater, agricultural runoff, and loss of forested headwaters. Click the link to find out how you can help protect it during .
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American Littoral Society Aug 7
The Littoral Society needs you help to identify some of the most important fishing areas off the NJ coast. Read blog post to learn how you can provide input and qualify for a gift card.
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American Littoral Society Aug 7
We live on a water planet, but 97.5 percent of earth’s water is too salty for human use. Only .5 percent of fresh water is actually available to us – most of it is locked up in ice caps and inaccessible aquifers.
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American Littoral Society Aug 7
Itching to get outside? There are many opportunities in the Delaware River watershed. Visit these sites for some ideas! PA: NJ: DE: NY:
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American Littoral Society Aug 7
We are working hard to protect horseshoe crabs, their habitats and the migratory red knot shorebirds which depend on them for survival. Give us a hand, and grab some beautiful art to wear!
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American Littoral Society Aug 6
Keeping our water clean isn’t just great for a summer swim. Clean drinking water is crucial for people all over the . Help us promote clean drinking water during week.
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American Littoral Society Aug 6
What’s now known as high-tide flooding is a growing threat for coastal communities around the country, especially along the Northeast Atlantic coast from Maine to Virginia.
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American Littoral Society Aug 6
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed into law the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, which allocates up to $9.5 billion over the next five years to help fix the massive maintenance issues in national parks.
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