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SRA Educational Series, November, Stormwater Management Efforts at the US Naval Academy, 7 pm, November 18, 2014
Matt Klimoski, P.E., Director - Environmental Division, PWD Annapolis/US Naval Academy.
The meeting will be held at Union Jacks across from Whole Foods 2072 Somerville Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, MAP
Free and open to the public.

SRA Educational Series, October, “Meet The Candidates Night”, was held on Friday October 17 at 7:00PM
Environment Night, A River Watch Forum. Should Anne Arundel County tackle stormwater pollution? Enforce Critical Areas rules? Repeal the rain tax? How will your money be spent on environmental issues? George Johnson (D) and Steve Schuh (R) debatef how to address pollution threats to our rivers and creeks.

SRA Educational Series, September, "Restoring water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, what is working and what still needs to be done"
was held September 16, 2014. Click for presentation:   (PowerPoint or PDF)

Severn River Association Board Meeting, open to all SRA members, was held 14:00-16:30 Thursday 23 October at Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd, Annapolis MD.
Is Your Favorite Tree a Savior or a Destroyer? On July 15, 2014 Master Arborist Tyler Balderson explained how to care for trees, where to plant them, and how to spot trouble when a good tree goes bad. Here's his PowerPoint slide presentation.

We had a great Annual Dinner & Oyster Celebration, June 18, Annapolis Maritime Museum, with a focus on the marvelous oyster and its active work to save the Severn River.

Speaker Michael Busch addressing the SRA Annual Meeting and Dinner

Stormwater Action Fund, program update announced by SRA.

Five Charged with Oyster Poaching
March 7: The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged five Queen Anne's County watermen Wednesday with illegally taking 51 bushels of oysters from a protected area near the mouth of the Wicomico River within Tangier Sound. Acting on a tip, officers used the Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network, a series of radar units and cameras, to track several work boats patent tonging in the remote 69-acre Evans Oyster Harvest Reserve Area. Once officers established and recorded the boats' activities, they moved in and issued citations.

Power Point Slideshow, Dr. Donald Boesch Presentation on February 18, 2014
Rising Sea Levels – An Immediate Challenge To Annapolis

Oyster News, latest and back issues, plus complete details on how to volunteer.
SRA is a leading partner in the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program, sponsored by the MD Department of Natural Resources which distributes free cages and spat to four points in the watershed.  Please volunteer if you have access to a dock to hang cages from and time to care for the oysters from Sept-May.  The young oysters will be planted on the SRA Oyster Sanctuary reef near the Rt 50 bridge, where they will help cleanse the waters of the Severn.

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Severn River Association, PO Box 146, Annapolis, MD 21404
Telephone: 443.569.3556 (voicemail)
Our Mission Statement: The Severn River Association, a group of individuals and community organizations, advocates, educates, and acts to
protect and improve the health, ecological integrity, and quality of life for humans, flora and fauna living in the Severn River Watershed