Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Location: Calvert Vaux Park (Brooklyn) (opens in new tab)
Gravesend Bay, Bay 44 St. to Bay 49 St., Shore Pkwy., Brooklyn
Meeting Location: South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot
Description: Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring! Since 2013, NYC Parks has been monitoring horseshoe crab spawning activity. We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tagging them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity. This exciting work contributes to a long-term research study that is helping us to better understand and protect the horseshoe crabs that live in our urban waters. Space is very limited and registration is required. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate groups of 5 or more at this time.
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