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

Norfolk Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk Virginia. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental … Continued

2017 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Survey

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Results of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2017 Chesapeake Bay young-of-year striped bass survey indicates above average spawning rates. The annual survey’s index is 13.2, above the 64-year average of 11.7. The striped bass, known locally as rockfish, is … Continued