2022 Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund Grants

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The State of Maryland will award $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants for Fiscal Year 2022 to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. The funding will go toward 60 projects in 19 counties, … Continued

2021 Conowingo Dam Fish Lift Survey Results

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released survey information from the 2021 spring Conowingo Dam fish lift operations. A total of 6,354 adult American shad were successfully transported alive from the fish lift to Columbia, Pa. so they … Continued

Potomac River Cooperative Largemouth Bass Management

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Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia recently agreed to a cooperative management plan for Potomac River largemouth bass. To help seek a unified assessment of the fishery, state agencies and the Potomac River Fisheries Commission (PRFC) are jointly collaborating … Continued

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 upland cell. The project is now able … Continued