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One of our very own biologists, Wendy Walsh, will be among the three individuals honored tonight by the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey at the 11th annual Women & Wildlife Awards.

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Hear from Deborah Cramer, author of The Narrow Edge: A tiny bird, an ancient crab, and an epic journey, who explains how the threatened red knot is an omen for how devastating ocean acidification can be.

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.