James Island – Barren Island Ecosystem Restoration

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the $4 billion Mid-Chesapeake Bay ecosystem restoration project. The PPA outlines the roles, responsibilities, and financial … Continued

MD-USFWS Chesapeake Bay Northern Snakehead Tagging Program

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced a new northern snakehead tagging program, held in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The tagging program will help monitor invasive northern snakeheads in the Chesapeake Bay and … Continued

Green Streets Green Jobs Green Towns (G3) Infrastructure Grants

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WV DEP) recently announced over $1 million in funding has been awarded to 13 projects that span Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West … Continued

2022 Maryland Midwinter Waterfowl Survey

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In early January 2022, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) made visual estimates of the ducks, geese, and swans along most of the state’s Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, and Atlantic Ocean … Continued