Maryland Rural Legacy Program Grants

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In December 2018, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved Rural Legacy Program grants totaling $3 million that will provide dedicated state funding to permanently protect working farms and forests, and provide vegetative stream buffers to improve water quality in … Continued

Chesapeake Logperch Restoration

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  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is part of a team of conservation agencies that was awarded a federal competitive State Wildlife Grant to work toward the recovery of Chesapeake logperch in the Susquehanna River basin. DNR will … Continued

Susquehanna River Migratory Fish Agreement

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Exelon Generation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently announced an agreement to restore Susquehanna River shad and river herring. Exelon will improve fish passage facilities at Conowingo Dam and transport up to 100,000 American shad and 100,000 … Continued

Army Corps of Engineers Conowingo Dam Report

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The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment Study, conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in coordination with the state of Maryland, confirms that the Conowingo Dam reservoir and two dam reservoirs further upstream have essentially reached their capacity and … Continued