Hawk Watch Report

November 2022 The Ashland Hawk Watch was held every day between October 16-30, 2022, but was shortened on two days due to weather. The period of October 23-26 had overall poor conditions with clouds, rain, and fog. Otherwise most days were sunny with light winds. The peak day during the second half of October was … Read more

Horseshoe Crab ASMFC Letter

In recent shorebird-related news, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) is proposing to alter horseshoe crab harvest restrictions and include female horseshoe crabs in future harvests. The DOS Conservation Committee has been tracking this issue closely and has significant concerns about the adoption of the ASMFC’s Revised Adaptive Resource Management (ARM) model to set … Read more