Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary

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NOAA, the state of Maryland and Charles County recently announced the designation of Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary. The sanctuary will protect the remains of more than 100 abandoned steamships and vessels built as part of America’s engagement in … Continued

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Wild & Scenic Film Festival

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Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Wild & Scenic Film Festival January 24th, 2019 Annapolis, MD; Richmond, VA; Washington, DC; and Lancaster, PA www.allianceforthebay.org   On the night of January 24th, 2019, the doors will open for the first Alliance for … Continued

2016 Green Streets-Green Towns-Green Jobs Grants

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources, recently announced $803,489 in grants to be awarded to 17 organizations through the “Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs” Grant Initiative … Continued

USGS Chesapeake Bay Osprey Study

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The world’s largest breeding population of ospreys is coping well with the long-lasting residues of toxic chemicals, according to a three-year study led by US Geological Survey scientists. The study focused on chemicals that were banned decades ago but remain … Continued