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Category: Nature and Wildlife

27th Annual Hawk Watch

Some sit patiently waiting. Some stand — their bodies pivot, arms upraised, binoculars in hand. They speak in quiet tones like people waiting for a golfer to hit a crucial shot. It’s easy to tell the serious hawk watchers from the everyday tourist or curious spectator. For one, they have equipment.


Cape May Point: Naturally for the Birds

If you asked ten people “What and where is Cape May Point?” you’d probably hear ten completely different answers. For instance: “It’s a little piece of heaven.” “The lighthouse is there.” “That’s where the birds migrate.” “They have a big lake there, don’t they?” “We have a very special place. People who live here and… Read more »


Desalination: Cape May Leads the Northeastern U.S.

“Water, water, everywhere —nor any drop to drink…”* Cape May’s Desalination Plant’s no Albatross! *Apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his legendary poem “Ryme of the Ancient Mariner” There can be no debate, water is the sustenance of life. As the world’s population and demands increase, natural resources deplete. Today’s worldwide water crisis has forced… Read more »