2018 Maryland Land Conservation Conference

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The Maryland Environmental Trust is hosting the Maryland Land Conservation Conference May 17, 2018 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum. The annual conference brings together partners and stakeholders from agriculture, community and local government, conservancies, heritage organizations, land trusts, … Continued

Mallows Bay Water Quality Monitoring Partnership (NMSF-DNR)

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have announced a five-year partnership to monitor water quality at Mallows Bay on the Potomac River, a site being considered for designation as a national marine sanctuary. … Continued

SAV Study Indicates Nutrient Reduction Value

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A research article published in March, 2018 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzes the positive impact of long-term nutrient reductions on an important and valuable ecosystem in the Chesapeake Bay. The research indicates that a resurgence … Continued

Chesapeake Conservancy Great Blue Heron Cam 2018

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The Chesapeake Conservancy announced recently that great blue herons have returned to the organization’s webcam located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The iconic herons returned to their rookery about two weeks earlier than usual this year. The rotating bird cam captured … Continued