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Coast Day 2017

Coast Day returns Oct. 1 with ‘Discoveries on land, in the air and at sea’

Coast Day returns to University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Sunday, Oct. 1.

The event, scheduled from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., attracts thousands of attendees from Delaware...Read more

2014 Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-off finalist recipes

This single page contains finalist recipes for the 2014 Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off.  Those who purchased the 25th Anniversary Crab Cake Cook-Off Cookbook prior to February 2015 may order this single page to complete their collection of recipes.  

Cost: $2 (includes shipping/handling)...Read more

Coast Day Crab Cake Cookbook - 25th Anniversary

Contains 25 years of finalist recipes at the University of Delaware's annual Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off.

Cost: $15 + $2.50 shipping/handling

To order, download this order form or contact...Read more

Oct. 5: Coast Day 2014

The 38th annual Coast Day returns on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.

This year’s Coast Day theme, “Weather and Climate: On Our Radar,” sheds light on the environmental and human forces that play a role...Read more

To become a judge at Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-off, take an online quiz

For many visitors to the Mid-Atlantic coast, eating crab cakes is a must-do. But who makes the best crab cakes in Delaware? Delaware Sea Grant wants blue crab aficionados to help judge final entries in the 25th annual...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant researchers find steep decline in invasive crab population

Delaware’s native mud crabs were on the verge of being completely edged out by invasive Asian shore crabs 10 years ago. Today, new research shows that the tables have unexpectedly turned.

“I was shocked,” said ...Read more

Invasion of the mitten crab in the mid-Atlantic: Characterizing larval behavior to predict responses to environmental change (R/HCE-6)

Investigators: Douglas Miller, Ana Dittel, and Jonathan Cohen—University of Delaware
Charles Tilburg—University of New England

Invasive species have caused dramatic environmental changes and billions of dollars of economic damage in marine and freshwater ecosystems...Read more

June events demonstrate how to clean fish and steam crabs

Monday, June 28, 2010 - 1:00pm

The Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park will be hosting the Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s Doris Hicks for two special events this month. Seafood Technology Specialist Hicks will present a beginner’s fish-cleaning class on Monday, June 21. A class on how to...Read more

June events demonstrate how to clean fish and steam crabs

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 1:00pm

The Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park will be hosting the Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s Doris Hicks for two special events this month. Seafood Technology Specialist Hicks will present a beginner’s fish-cleaning class on Monday, June 21. A class on how to...Read more