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Death of a Salt Marsh and the Purple Marsh Crab

February 25, 2017

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation's Jennifer Karberg, PhD as she discusses the death of Salt Marshes - extremely important for storm protection and the health of Nantucket’s fisheries and shellfish. The culprit? The lovely native purple marsh crab! As numbers of purple marsh crabs are increasing (or their predators are decreasing), these hungry crabs are munching their way through our salt marshes. Come learn about these crabs and the unique salt marshes they live in!

 

Free for everyone!