What Lives in the River

What Lives in the River

2018 dates for What Lives in the River are tentatively set for Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, September 15th. Check back for date confirmation and online registration!

Twice a year, NRPA hosts What Lives in the River, a hands-on, all-ages introduction to fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants of Narrow River featuring:

~ Seining with experts to catch river creatures,

~ Guided walks along the intertidal zone and salt marsh to observe the inhabitants,

~ River-water tanks and microscopes to examine river creatures and guidebooks to help identify them, and

~ Experts to discuss the importance of estuaries as nurseries for fish & shellfish, the fascinating migration of river herring, and the role of river plants in the food web.

Look how much fun we had at at What Lives in the River September 2017.

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Click here to see photos from What Lives in the River June 2017.

Click here to see photos from What Lives in the River September 2016.

Click here to see photos from What Lives in the River 2015.