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  • By BEN WURST and STEPHANIE EGGER

Each year in late May and early June, the annual nesting season for northern diamondback terrapins begins. This unique species of turtle is the only one to inhabit our coastal estuaries year round. They live exclusively in brackish water.

Burke Motor Group and Harbor Bike and Beach shop, in partnership with The Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce, will present the Get in Gear bike ride 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 13. All bicyclists are welcome to “ride at your leisure” along Jersey Shore routes ranging from 5 to 50 miles to rai…

  • By HEATHER HOLTZAPFEL JAMES

Today is one of the most anticipated days of the year for local fishing. Flounder season is now open. Anglers have been catching and releasing some nice-sized fluke in recent weeks, and as of Friday, May 22 they can catch and bring them home for dinner.

Could there be a better place to observe and photograph birds than at the feeder in your own backyard? If you are a photographer, you are familiar with the venue and the lighting, you are safe, warm and comfortable in your own space, and you probably even know your subjects.

People gather April 11 at the Cove to watch the sunset next to the Cape May Point lighthouse. Cape May has been seeing more and more visitors in town since Easter.

Eric Patrone, 7, of Ocean City tried his luck of fishing at the Beesleys Point Fishing Pier but didn’t have any luck this time around. The fish are coming!