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Red knots at Mispillion Harbor, Delaware. Delaware Bay hosts the largest concentration of the rufa red knot subspecies during the spring, when knots on their marathon migrations stop to refuel and take advantage of the largest gathering of horseshoe crabs in the world.  Credit: Gregory Breese/USFWS

What do people, horseshoe crabs and the endangered rufa red knot have in common? They all benefit from our partner-based work to restore beaches along Delaware Bay.

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The conservation success story of the Delmarva fox squirrel highlights exactly what Margaret Mead spotlighted in her famous quote: that “just a few” can bring about change and make a major impact on the health of the “whole.”

Credit: Richard Weiner

Federal funding for Hurricane Sandy recovery has spurred an unprecedented effort to strengthen natural defenses along the Atlantic Coast to protect communities and wildlife against future storms.