2020 Blackwater NWR Eagle Survey

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The 40th annual Mid-Winter Eagle Survey took place in January, 2020, at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. A total of 176 eagles were counted during the 30-minute count period at 14 survey points on and around the Refuge. The total included: … Continued

2020 Maryland Midwinter Waterfowl Survey

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In early January 2020, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) made visual estimates of the ducks, geese, and swans along most of the state’s Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, and Atlantic coast … Continued

2018 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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Biologists in Maryland and Virginia recently completed annual surveys of juvenile striped bass and other species in waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Preliminary results of the surveys suggest that 2018 was a productive spawning season for several iconic fish species, including … Continued