2017 Maryland Underwater Grasses Survey

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2017 was the third consecutive record-breaking year for underwater grass abundance in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay, according to Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). An annual baywide survey showed 62,356 acres of underwater grasses were mapped in Maryland’s tidal … Continued

Hampton Virginia Rain Garden Grants

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The city of Hampton has received grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) to be used for rain garden installations and workshops. The more than $25,000 NFWF grant went towards garden installations … Continued

Chesapeake Bay Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grants 2017

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the City of Baltimore Office of Sustainability recently announced $843,486 in funding for the Chesapeake Bay Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns … Continued

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

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge Spring Wildflowers

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A strong spring wildflower bloom is expected at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, beginning in April. The refuge’s Bayscape Garden contains more than 40 species of native wildflowers including goldenrod (solidago), columbine, rudbeckia, coreopsis, phlox and gaillardia. The garden, which … Continued