Maryland Bowfishing State Record Snakehead

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A Maryland bowfisherman recently set a state record for northern snakehead. On May 24, Andrew “Andy” Fox of Mechanicsville took the record setting snakehead from Mattawoman Creek in Charles County. Fox and two friends where on an overnight bow fishing … Continued

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

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

2018 Chesapeake Bay Trust Grants

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust recently announced the approval of 164 grants totaling $3,727,047. According to the Trust, grants will support implementation of on-the-ground restoration, education projects, and other programs. Four times each year the Trust’s board of trustees announces its … Continued

Maryland Comprehensive Oyster Restoration Plan

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced the state’s comprehensive oyster restoration plan. DNR expects to recommend Breton Bay and the upper St. Mary’s River as the fourth and fifth tributaries to satisfy the state’s commitment to the … Continued