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

SAV Study Indicates Nutrient Reduction Value

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A research article published in March, 2018 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzes the positive impact of long-term nutrient reductions on an important and valuable ecosystem in the Chesapeake Bay. The research indicates that a resurgence … 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