Horseshoe Crabs Are Coming Ashore! June 15, 2012
The Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust and Marine Educator Carol Steingart Invite You To Join Us FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH 2012 8:30-10:30AM.Learn all the fun and interesting facts about the secret lives of these “living fossils” in this hands-on and kid-friendly event as the horseshoe crabs come ashore on the Cumberland Foreside. For the past 445 million years, horseshoe crabs have come up from the depths of the ocean mid-May to mid-June to lay their green eggs on sandy beaches along the Atlantic Coast. Come witness this unique and interesting event! Please note that horseshoe crabs are completely harmless; they don’t pinch, sting or bite.