2023 Blackwater NWR Eagle Survey

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The 2024 Mid-winter Eagle Survey at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was completed recently, with promising results. Volunteers and staff counted 174 eagles during the 30-minute count period, including 114 adult bald eagles, 48 immature bald eagles, and 12 unknowns.┬áNo golden … Continued

2020 Blackwater NWR Eagle Survey

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The 40th annual Mid-Winter Eagle Survey took place in January, 2020, at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. A total of 176 eagles were counted during the 30-minute count period at 14 survey points on and around the Refuge. The total included: … Continued

Cambridge, Oxford, St. Michaels Working Waterfront Grants

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently the City of Cambridge, the Town of Oxford, and the Town of St. Michaels with financial and technical assistance through the Working Waterfronts Program. Chesapeake and Coastal Service Director Matthew Fleming described … Continued

Bill Burton Fishing Pier Artificial Reef

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On October 5th, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) finished construction of an artificial oyster reef alongside the Bill Burton Fishing Pier adjacent to the Fredrick C. … Continued