Maryland Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Report

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently reported that underwater grass abundance increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from … Continued






Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Program Update

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chesapeake Bay Office, along with the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP), have released reports outlining the progress made by Maryland and Virginia in recent years to increase significant acreage of oyster reefs. These multiagency … Continued






Prince George’s County Environmental Grants

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The Prince George’s County Department of the Environment and the Chesapeake Bay Trust recently announced the recipients of 23 grants for environment-friendly stormwater management and citizen engagement projects. Prince George’s County neighborhood groups, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, and schools received … Continued






Maryland Oyster Management Areas Review (Draft)

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Maryland’s Oyster Advisory Commission (OAC) recently received a draft proposal for revising the state’s current oyster management areas. The proposal was based on deliberations at past commission meetings and includes stakeholder comments and recommendations from the commercial seafood industry, conservationists, … Continued






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