This not Bethany Beach Real Estate related, but it is an interesting article on a rare species of firefly found on and around our beaches from North Bethany to Fenwick Island.
Courtesty of Rachael Pacella, DelmarvaNow
Think back to those summer nights at the beach — in the dunes by the shore did you ever spot a firefly?
When you saw it, did it look different than the others, with a bright green light instead of a warm yellow glow? Did it flash twice, not once?
If so, you saw one of the rarest creatures on earth, the Bethany Beach firefly, which only occurs along the coast of Delaware, mostly from the Indian River Bridge and south, according to Delaware State University Associate Professor Christopher Heckscher. He helped rediscover the…