Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries hosts Judith Weis, author of the newly published book Walking Sideways: the Remarkable World of Crabs, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. A professor of biological sciences at Rutgers University, she will explore the unseen world of crabs, highlighting their unique biology and the natural habitat they live in: from the Yeti crab found in deep sea vents to the Dungeness commonly found on dinner plates, to the blue claw crab in the Hudson River.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged for all Beacon Institute events. Visit bire.org/events. The Beacon Institute Gallery is located at 199 Main St., Beacon.
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