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2019 – 2020 NOAA Biennial Report to Congress

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The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office’s Biennial Report to Congress includes a snapshot of work completed during fiscal years 2019 and 2020. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office Biennial Report to Congress Highlights: Completing the restoration... READ MORE

Poplar Island Restoration Project 2021 Update

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District recently completed construction of the Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Project lateral expansion, providing 575 additional acres, including four new wetland cells and one large... READ MORE

Maryland State Record Flathead Catfish

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A Cecil County resident has officially been recognized by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as the first-ever state record holder for the invasive flathead catfish. Joshua Dixon caught the 57-pound, 50-inch... READ MORE