If you have ever visited York River State Park or attended our Williamsburg Annual Summer Camp Fair in Williamsburg you have probably met Park Ranger John Gresham. He is the ultimate supporter of getting outside and exploring nature and while we are all stuck at home he is bringing the York River to us. These videos are short but very informative and will give you some topics for conversation in the house. Remember, you can still visit York River State Park – it is open – just not the offices – and remember to social distance.
Here are the three videos:
Facts about a favorite crustacean
Did you know that the male has a Washington Monument shape on its chest and the female has a Jefferson Monument on hers? Or that their name translates to Beautiful…wait just watch the video!
How Salty is the York River
What are Killifish?
Ranger John reveals 3 different killifish and why they are called Killifish!
Banded, Stripped and Mummichog – all three are Killifish! I like the last name…Mummichog!!
Keep coming back and we will share their latest videos!
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188