See a species
that has existed for approximately 240
While rare in the
world, they can be found in the NYC area.
Beach for Mating Horseshoe Crabs
Saturday, JUNE 25, 2016
- 8:30 PM
National Recreation Area
Eastbound between Knapp St. and Flatbush Ave
Led by Alan Ascher, NYBTA Special Events
Coordinator, in conjunction with NYC H2O
A Spring Field Trip For Teachers And Others
To Explore The Salt Marsh, Observe The Annual
Horseshoe Crab Mating And Meet Some Of
The Other Marsh Inhabitants.
No Experience Required. This Beach Walk Has
Been Taking Place For Over 25 Years.
There Are Some Exciting Changes That Have
Occurred Since Superstorm Sandy. Observe These
Changes And See If They Have Had An Impact On
The Horseshoe Crab Population.
casually. Old sneakers recommended. You
will be walking approximately ¾ mile round
trip. Limited facilities at site.
DIRECTIONS: Plumb Beach is
located along the eastbound Belt Parkway
between Knapp Street (Exit 9)
and Flatbush Avenue (Exit 11).
There is a pedestrian path from Knapp Street
and Flatbush Avenue. We will meet in the
parking area in front of the round