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Photo essay of Oyster Planting, Capital Gazette, 2012.06
Many rain gardens failing 2012.06.02
Survey finds local pollution oversight lacking 2012.05.29
Volunteers inspect Severn River rain gardens 2012.05.06
Petition seeks to save last forests on Forest Drive 2012.03.27
Thousands of pounds of chemicals polluting Severn River, study says 2011.11.25
Winchester community creates rain garden 2011.11.07
County unlikely to get NFL legend's lacrosse 'mecca' over environmental issues 2011.10.02
The Severn River Association’s First Century 2011.05.12
A century of protecting the Severn River 2011.04.24
Severn River Association, nation's oldest water group, marks its 100th year 2011.04.01
Power Struggle Develops in Severn River Association 2010.11.18
County executive hopefuls court green voters 2010.10.19
Oysters planted on controversial reef 2010.08.24
Would you like to grow oysters? 2010.07.31
Gardeners plant oysters on sanctuary reefs 2010.06.19
'Pollution ... starts with us' 2010.06.18
Sharing the secrets of stormwater 2010.04.20
Steel slag dumping questioned 2010.01.30
Carrollton Manor launches waterfront improvement drive 2009.10.15
Severn River homeowners become oyster caretakers 2009.08.28
Our Bay, This Week's Take: Private property, public pain 2009.07.18
Severn River still facing challenges 2009.06.17
Governor fails 3 times to protect Severn 2009.05.02
Our Bay: 'Spring cleaning' for the Chesapeake Bay 2009 .03.28
Experts: State of waterway consistently bad 2008.10.22
State of the Severn 2008.10.20
Tougher shoreline penalties proposed 2008.07.22
Councilmen honored for stormwater tax effort 2008.06.01
Beauty is the beast of the Chesapeake Bay 2007.11.09
County to fix Crownsville chasm, bog 2007.11.05
Small, Yes, but Mighty: The Molecule Called Water 2007.10.07
Severn & Magothy SAV transect sampling results 2007.07.01
Street-end park hopes to be model for rest of Annapolis 2007.06.22
Saving our Severn: Public good, private interest 2007.04.28
Severn River Association sees hopes in seeds 2006.07.03
Sale of Priest Point has residents concerned 2003.10.06


Articles pertaining to SRA interests

Crystal Spring opponents collect donations to pay for lawyers 2013.06.27
County Council passes Anne Arundel stormwater fee 2013.04.16
Edgewater contractor gets probation for cutting 70 protected trees  2013.04.11
Annapolis City Dock
 April 13, 2013.04.13
Griffin, Bowen honored by Bay Trust 2013.02.09
Leopold proposes stormwater fee 2013.01.17
Positive news on a smelly subject 2013.01.12
Ecosystem restoration in the Chesapeake Bay headwaters 2011
Six 'living' shoreline projects move forward 2012.09.08
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Survey 2012.08.12
World Enough & Time 2012.07.01 PDF
A rain garden grows on West Street 2012.06.30
Annapolis may change forest laws 2012.05.18
State to review Annapolis forest preservation program 2012.05.08
O'Malley presses for his enviro bills 2012.02.14
Stormwater fee debate heats up 2011. 12.07
Maryland Dam Trapping Harmful Sediment Poised To Harm Chesapeake Bay
Paved Surfaces Can Foster Build-Up Of Polluted Air 2011.06.09
New Green Film Fest in Annapolis 2011.01.24
Council reappoints most of appeals board 2011.01.04
Our Bay: Reducing runoff one lot at a time 2010.12.18
Aquaculture most likely future for Chesapeake Bay’s oysters 2010.10
New bay cleanup plans to be issued 2010.11.26
Shell recycling program looks to restore oysters 2010.11.27
Bay 'pollution diet' moves forward 2010.09.02
Feds offer $900K to restore streams 2101.08.06
Top court clears way for waterfront project 2010.07.28
Fish kill investigated in the Severn River 2010.07.27
Where Oysters Grew on Trees 2010.07.24
Scientists research bacteria afflicting rockfish 2010.07.17
'Flush fee' grants on hold 2010.05.16
CBF, feds settle cleanup lawsuit 2010.05.12
Bay group, EPA settle cleanup suit 2010.05.11
Island house battle reaches state's highest court 2010.05.11
Scientist sees bleak future for bay 2010.05.10
Feds fine top home company $1 million 2010.04.22
Old crab pots a danger to boaters, crabs, fish 2010.03.06
Rulings Restrict Clean Water Act, Foiling E.P.A. 2010.02.28
10 things you didn't know about oysters 2010.02.13
Environmentalists get political 2010.02.26
Money woes shouldn't slow action 2010.01.27
'Greener' city bars wood chip driveway 2010.01.19
'Pollution budget' for bay continues 2009.12.11
Cohen, council sworn in 2009.12.08
Federal crackdown urged in clean-water laws 20009.12.07
Humanure: Goodbye, Toilets. Hello, Extreme Composting 2009.12.04
O'Malley unveils restoration plan for bay oysters 2009.12.04
Checking up on oysters 2009.11.23
Floating island targets bay pollution 2009.11.23
A ray of hope for the Chesapeake Bay 2009.11.21
Smarter than average buoy 2009.11.12
Cohen announces transition team 2009.11.11
State sets new record for oyster restoration 2009.10.12
Oyster gardening gains popularity 2009.10.10
Academy professor steps up fight for Chesapeake 2009.09.30
'Flush fee' funds one area where state got it right 2009.09.01
Flush fee' funding for septic upgrades on hold 2009.08.30
Marylanders can help with oysters 2009.08.15
9 million baby oysters get new home in the Severn 2009.08.07
St. Mary's parking lot receives eco-makeover 2009.08.03
How to Lick a Slug 2009.08.02
She's got the scoop on water quality 2009.07.26
Judge approves controversial dredging 2009.07.24
Cuddle up to an Oyster 2009.07.22
Swimming in the bay is risky 2009.07.07
Visiting rain gardens can be eye-opening 2009.07.04
Ban on anonymous zoning complaints a terrible idea 2009.06.17
Anonymous complaint bill delayed 2009. 06.16
Waste Watcher 2009.06.06
Attacking the bay's nitrogen problem 2009.05.23
A Bay Full of Broken Promises 2009.05.22
Training 'stewards' for bay's watersheds 2009.05.09
Officials to kill 150 deer around Greenbury Point  2009.05.04
O'Malley: Kids need more outdoor education 2009.04.22
There are things we can all do to help save the Chesapeake Bay 2009.04.21
Mockery' made of Clean Water Act, CBF says 04.16.09
Residents: Thanks, but no thanks, to streetlights 2009.04.13
Is the scenic Severn River meaningless? 2009.04.11
Environment County's rivers flunk health test 2009.04.03
The search for perch 2009.04.11
Severn report card: C- 2009.03.31
Severn oysters get boost from watermen 2009.03.05
Septic grant rules altered 2009.02.25
Rare trees found in bog 2009.01.31
Hope for bay, but still reason for skepticism 2009.01.06
Localities can help the bay 2009.01.06
New council president steps up, sets goals 2009.01.02
A New Push to Turn Off the Lights in 2009 2008.12.31
Fly ash settlement finalized 2008.12.31
State approves Fox Creek dredging 2008.12.22
A toast to the bay: Our glasses are half full 2008.12.20
A call for bay cleanup reform 2008.12.08
Considers requiring upgraded septic systems in Critical Area 2008.11.16
The tax credit they're not telling you about 2008.11.08
Developer praised for stormwater control 2008.10.08
Rain barrel resources 2008.10.08
Crownsville neighbors spar over dredging 2008.10.04
Impact fee bill fair to taxpayers 2008.11.02
State files suit demanding demolition of island house 2008.09.25
Davidsonville man named Chesapeake Bay Foundation's educator of the year 2008.09.23
Country club pond drained for storm 2008.09.06
Bay is quietly dying as polluters pile on the manure 2008.09.00
Not just a pipe in the ground 2008.08.30
I have a green dream … 2008.08.30
The Chesapeake Bay and the Myth of Endless Growth 2008.08.00
This week's take: Have you hugged a waterman lately? 2008.08.16
Dozens protest at council meeting 2008.08.05
Busloads expected to oppose Critical Area plan 2008.08.03
Bay dying while state placates polluters 2008.08.02
The Dead Zone 2008.08.02
Arnold oak could be next state tree 2008.08.02
Public boating access lags in Anne Arundel, upgrades planned 2008.07.19
Chesapeake watermen fear blue crab not coming back 2008.07.16
Unscenic river 2008.07.15
Public access: A growing problem in bay country 2008.06.21
Back Creek park becoming regional stormwater model 2008.06.12
Crews begin survey of Annapolis creeks 2008.06.11
Stormwater issue remains unresolved 208.06.06
Judge guilty of wetlands violation 2008.06.03
Farmers offer lawn care tips 2008.05.07
Why should you care about impact fees? 2008.04.27
Bicycle-Sharing Program to Be First of Kind in U.S. 2008.04.27
What is the Critical Area Protection Act? 2008.04.26
The last yellow perch in the Severn River 2008.04.26
Fertilizer may help lawn, but it hurts water 2008.04.12
Pfiesteria Hysteria? 2008.04.12
Arundel rivers among state's most polluted 2008.04.04
Bad grades for bay on report card 2008.04.03
Community campaigns to cure Crofton creek 2008.03.31
Number of groups trying to help bay creates confusion 2008.03.29
South River Federation puts watershed pro in charge 2008.03.25
Shagbags strive to become new 'it bag' in Annapolis 2008.03.25
Lawmakers close to mandating living shorelines 2008.03.23
Those Who Can't, Study 2008.03.22
Stormwater discussion does not get at heart of problem 2008.03.15
Anne Arundel settles bay building dispute 2008.03.09
Local officials back critical-area plan 2008.03.07
County aims to boost recycling 2008.03.06
Balancing Between Denial and Despair 2008.03.01
Gov. Hughes: Fix my Critical Area law 2008.02.29
Annapolis light rail bill gets chilly reception 2008.02.27
Magothy health declines: Annual report finds underwater grasses vanishing 2008.02.20
Development Cited in River Damage 2008.02.16
Envisioning a sustainable Chesapeake 2008.02.16
Clock's ticking : The 2010 deadline is fast approaching 2008.02.16
Development Cited in River Damage 2008.02.14
Severn has extensive dead zone 2008.02.08
Oyster report is in... 2008.01.16
Leopold is right: Much higher impact fees are needed 2008.01.08
Andrew Murdza thinks he has key to cleaning up Chesapeake Bay 2007.12.27
Jabez restoration enters last phase 2007.12.26
David Taylor project could get boost from Congress 2007.12.13
David Taylor Timeline 2007.12.13
Color needed in bay causes 2007.12.08
This Week's Take: Action on stormwater still needed 2007.12.07
Our Say: On stormwater fees, council must settle on a compromise 2007.12.06
Our Say: Report card: Efforts to save the bay still falling short 2007.12.05
Our Say: County's impact fees are overdue for an increase 2007.12.04
Runoff fund dies in council 2007.12.04
Our Say: On stormwater issue, all-payer plan is the best choice 2007.12.02
Chesapeake Bay: A legacy in peril 2007.11.24
'Open space' funds used to install fake grass 2007.11.24
County stormwater fee clears council 2007.11.20
Council sacks plastic bag ban 2007.11.20
$50M extra annually earmarked for bay 2007.11.19
Creek funds hinge on vote 2007.11.18
Councilmen call for $30 fee on all homes in Anne Arundel 2007.11.17
Broader approach on stormwater funds would be best 2007.11.14
Fate of 'green fund' for bay cleanup uncertain; debate continues 2007.11.03
Remember the bay's other filter feeders 2007.10.26
This is not a creek like any of the other creeks2007.10.27
Environmentalists, county officials take up-close look at Jabez Branch 2007.10.25
Three plans debated at local level; state considers others 2007.10.21
SMART Fund would be a start on cleaning up the bay 2007.10.21
Storm-water fee pushed 2007.10.17
Urban planner calls county transit 'pitiful' 2007.10.17
Obstacles ahead for stormwater fund 2007.10.16
An environmental game of chicken 2004.10.15
Stormwater debate rushes to top of council's agenda 2007.10.14
Barely hanging on 2007.10.14
Bay scientists seek crab sanctuary 2007.10.14
Three tough steps to restore the Chesapeake 2007.10.13
Barrels of fun, with a message 2007.09.24
50 ways you can save the bay 2007.09.15
Leopold seeks new fee for stormwater 2007.09.13
South River group moving, hiring director 2007.09.10
Asian' oysters escape into Severn River 2007.09.05
Why garden with native plants? 2007.09.01
Saving the bay, one drop at a time 2007.09.01
A Risk for the Chesapeake 2007.08.31
To save the bay, 'aerate the bay' 2007.08.19
State, community college join forces on underwater grass restoration 2007.08.18
Fixing the problems of stormwater runoff 2007.08.18
Saving the bay, one slide show at a time 2007.08.12
Busting myths about the bay 2007.08.07
Guest column: Who has the right to protect the Magothy River? 2007.08.04
Bay's health among worst : Nutrient pollution problem in 2/3 of nation's estuaries 2007.08.01
A pier decision in question 2007.07.29
Small, Yes, but Mighty: The Molecule Called Water 2007.07.10
Peregrine chick rescued twice from Severn River 2007.07.08
Low oxygen levels blamed in Weems Creek fish kill 2007.06.29
Street-end park hopes to be model for rest of Annapolis 2007.06.22
'Gardeners' bid farewell to oysters 2007.06.14
Bay dead zone to be 'bad as usual' 2007.06.11
Bringing the shoreline to life : London Towne community focuses on its waterfront 2007.06.11
Wade-ins test creek clarity 2007.06.10
Bay's 'dead zone' is back 2007.06.02
Glimpses of John Smith’s Chesapeake, and ours 2007.05.31
10 most wanted 2007.05.27
Cleaning Up the Clean Water Act 2007.05.27
Nutrient monitors could keep closer tabs on bay 2007.05.15
County preserves trees to guard bay 2007.05.13
Chesapeake wade-in season begins 2007.05.11
Taking the lead to clean the bay 2007.04.28
Group asks bank to cut lending near bay 2007.04.26
Bank urged to support environment 2007.04.25
Bay cleanup not living up to expectations 2007.04.19
County continues to crack down on illegal building 2007.04.17
Green, Life-Giving and Forever Young 2007.04.17
Simple words can be more effective 2007.04.16
Impact fee change in offing 2007.04.15
Assembly good to Leopold 2007.04.11
Restoration on the Half Shell 2007.04.09
A convenient truth about Melissa Duvall 2007.04.08
Judge tosses island lawsuit 2007.04.04
Fines jump for building illegally 2007.04.04
County sues huge marina owner 2007.03.29
Arundel sues marina operator 2007.03.29
Daily Show video Jon Stewart & John Kerry 2007.03.26
Odenton push urged 2007.03.25
House OKs development fee for bay cleanup 2007.03.25
Arundel to get Crownsville land 2007.03.22
Lawmakers aim to clean up stormwater 2007.03.21
Project aims to beautify rain barrels 2007.03.12
'SevernStat' shows dead zone in river 2007.03.11
Green Fund debate gets complicated 2007.03.08
For the love of oysters 2007.03.03
'Green' lobbyists invade Annapolis 2007.02.20
City Dock work isn't merely cosmetic 2007.02.18
A bay-friendly way to flush 2007.02.17
Fund to pay for 'green' projects 2007.02.16
County officials tout eco-friendly stormwater fix 2007.01.29
Natural recovery of bay grasses is encouraging 2007.01.22
Leopold wants Critical Area laws strengthened 2007.01.19
Parole project again muddies creek 2007.01.12
On another illegal house, county takes the right position 2007.01.12
They Paved Paradise and Killed the Fish 2007.01.11
College project muddies creek 2007.01.04
Dirty business keeps bay clean 2006.11.15
Man gains steam in ridding creek area of trash 2006.01.01
Rich residence planned on Priest Point 2004.11.20
Sale of point has residents concerned 2003.10.06
Chesapeake Bay Blues 2003.06.09
Environmentalists Seek Natural Buffers to Replace Bulkheads 2003.03.29

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protect and improve the health, ecological integrity, and quality of life for humans, flora and fauna living in the Severn River Watershed