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Find the Echinoderm Asteroidea Around Your Dock

M.J. Moye

M.J. Moye

M.J. Moye is an editorial consultant and sailor who lives in Chester, Nova Scotia.
M.J. Moye

I was on my dock last week checking out the pilings and trying to figure out how many more winters I might get out of it before the need for another major renovation job, when I noticed a sea critter that surprised me by its presence because I hadn’t seen one around my dock in several years. In fact, I mentioned the absence of this creature in a Sept. 9, 2015 SlideMoor blogPause and Consider the Micro-World that Thrives Around Your Dock. Continue reading

Starfish-blog-Karen Berge

“A Look Below The Surface, Fishing For Answers…”

Karen Berge

Karen Berge

I enjoy living in Seattle, where boating opportunities abound. My goal is to take advantage of them all!
Karen Berge

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I think that boaters, divers and others who are able to spend time on or in the water are lucky for many reasons, but especially because we have the opportunity to see nature very close up, very vividly.

For the most part, this vividness is a good thing. You can see and experience a variety of interesting and beautiful things – sea life, shore birds and marine mammals, to name a few. The downside is that you may also have a close-up view to pollution, debris, death and decay. And, unfortunately, sometimes these two are inseparable, intertwined.

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