Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge – Nanticoke Unit Easements

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A partnership between the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Chesapeake Conservancy has led to the permanent protection of 155 acres of land as part of the Nanticoke Unit of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Funding was made possible … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Cam

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The Friends of Blackwater have launched a new Waterfowl Cam located at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (BNWR). The camera is a pan-tilt-zoom streaming video cam with a microphone and is installed on a dike within man-made freshwater ponds at the … Continued

Maryland Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Report

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently reported that underwater grass abundance increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from … Continued