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Richard Julian, Cape Henlopen State Park, 302-645-6852; or Necia Beck, Delaware State Parks, 302-739-9175, necia.beck@state.de.us 

 Learn about shark and beach “bug” studies at Cape Henlopen State Park

LEWES (Dec. 4, 2012) – Visitors can find out firsthand what researchers are discovering at Cape Henlopen State Park on Thursday, Dec. 6 beginning at noon in the Seaside Nature Center.  The public is invited to bring a lunch and enjoy a presentation by professors from the University of Delaware about current research in the park. 

Dr. Matt Oliver will present findings from his shark-tagging research in Delaware Bay, and Dr. Jon Cohen will discuss his studies into the vision and orientation abilities in our local beach-hopper amphipods.

The program fee is $3 per person, and includes coffee and cookies.  Pre-registration is required. Registration and information are available at 302-645-6852. A calendar of programs at Cape Henlopen and other Delaware State Parks is available at destateparks.com.  The Seaside Nature Center is open from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday during the winter. 

Vol. 42, No.465

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12/3/2012
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