Choptank River Watershed Restoration

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A variety of restoration projects are ongoing in the Choptank River watershed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), its partners, and citizens groups. Choptank River Watershed Facts: Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the watershed includes the Choptank and … Continued

Back River Shellfish Closure

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced a shellfish harvesting closure on the Back River due to potential contamination from a sewage spill. Shellfish taken from areas affected by the emergency closure are currently unacceptable for consumption, according to … Continued