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CAMBRIDGE – The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free open house on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The … more
CAMBRIDGE - Hoopers Island Oyster Co. has launched a new oyster restoration division that works with environmental organizations and watermen’s associations to plant spat-on-shell on reefs in … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Thirteen properties totaling over 1650 acres will come before the County Commissioners Aug. 30 for a recommendation on whether or not they endorse their development rights be … more
ANNAPOLIS — If you ever wanted to grow your own oysters the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has the supplies and training to get you started. An oyster gardeners workshop for new oyster … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the Grants Gateway application is open for local governments and organizations for Fiscal Year 2024, which … more
KEEDYSVILLE, Md. — Registration is now open for the fall 2022 session of “The Woods in Your Backyard” online course. This self-directed, non-credit course runs 10 weeks … more
The Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grass beds rebounded a bit in 2021 after two consecutive years of declines, as the ecologically important plants expanded their range by nearly 9 percent. The … more
The news this summer has been dominated by the decline of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Back in May, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the Bay-wide Blue Crab Winter … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Safe Skies Maryland recently partnered to install special window treatments that reduce and prevent bird collisions with windows at … more
Chesapeake Bay crabbers will have reduced harvest allowances for the rest of this year under limits adopted in response to a worrisome drop in the Bay’s population of the popular … more
ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday that … more
SNOW HILL — The Delmarva Bird Conservation Series presented by Lower Shore Land Trust and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has some unique places it wants to show off in July. On Monday, July … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today that the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment pollution entering the Chesapeake Bay in 2021 decreased from the previous assessment … more
As part of a commitment to environmental stewardship, Perdue Farms associates recently joined Oyster Recovery Partnership representatives to build oyster cages to support the Marylanders Grow Oysters … more
REISTERSTOWN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide direct technical assistance to Crisfield as it prepares a grant application to be part of the federal Building Resilient … more
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged … more
CAMBRIDGE – Dive into science and see the Bay the Horn Point way. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., from Memorial Day through Labor Day, tours will be offered to lead you through the amazing world of … more
The blue crab, the Chesapeake Bay’s most valuable catch and a closely watched proxy for the health of its underwater ecosystem, is less abundant now than at any time since scientists began … more
The Maryland Park Service has launched Project Butterfly & Bumblebee, an ongoing slate of programs and activities to educate the general public about the role pollinators play in maintaining … more
In an effort to monitor invasive northern snakeheads in the Chesapeake Bay and Blackwater River, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces a new tagging program in conjunction with … more
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