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

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

Maryland Coastal Resiliency Grants

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  The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) … Continued