How Do We Keep Bees Happily Buzzin’ Away?

May 31, 2021

There’s a reason why we have the expression, “busy bee!” Would you like to lean why nature’s best pollinators hare always buzzing, swarming and doing their pollinating thing? Join us Tuesday, June 15, for our next John Wright Speaker Series presentation for a 7 pm virtual presentation. Our guest speaker will be Master Beekepper Tim McMahon. […]

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Is An Algae Bloom Coming … To Creeks Of Whitehall Bay?

May 3, 2021

It’s cold out on the Severn In April! Yet, our intrepid Water Quality Teams were out braving the weather to get an early start on tracking conditions in the Severn River. Evidence is mounting in the Creeks of Whitehall Bay that something untoward is developing – the beginnings of an algae bloom like the Mahogany […]

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Beaver Dam Ahead … What To Do?

April 16, 2021

Annapolis, April 13, 2021 – Beavers often get a bad reputation due to the changes these industrious mammals make to the landscape when they create their homes.What attracts them to want to live amongst us? Find out at the next John Wright Speaker Series event, Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. Note: This will be […]

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Discovering GEMS Along The Severn

March 30, 2021

The long-awaited GEMS Expedition is getting underway! Back in 1988, the Severn River Commission published a book by foresters Todd Davison and Colby Rucker, – GEMS Of The Severn. The authors trekked through the forests, swamps, wetlands, ponds, and streams in the Severn River watershed and identified 500 special features, the GEMS, that we should […]

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Meet Joan Treichel: SRA Writer, Volunteer, Supporter 

March 30, 2021

Welcome to our First SRA Donor Profile! SRA is so grateful for all of its donors and volunteers – and we wanted you to get to know them too. Without YOU, SRA would not be where it is today. We asked Joan to answer a few questions about her support of SRA – enjoy! — […]

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Enjoy The Frog Songs Along The Severn River

March 26, 2021

— by Joan Treichel, SRA Science Reporter One of the joys of living along the Severn River is hearing male frogs awaken from their winter sleep and start croaking for mates. Did you know that each frog species has its own language? That’s what Jessica Nelson, a frog expert from the National Aquarium in Baltimore, […]

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Seine Net Bill Dies In Committee

March 23, 2021

News release March 22, 2021 Thanks to your calls and emails to your local representatives, HB 843, the bill to bring commercial seine net fishing to Lake Ogleton, Whitehall and Meredith Creeks, is DEAD, as of March 19, 2021. At least for this year. Earlier this month, we alerted you to a bill in the […]

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Hiking The Severn … With Jeff Holland

March 16, 2021

With springtime just around the corner, this is a great time to start planning a hike around the Severn River and Anne Arundel County to enjoy the flowering that’s about to burst forth in the forest. Where are the best spots to enjoy a hike? To find out, join us Tuesday, March 16, for our […]

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Yellow Perch Spawn, Again, In Severn Run

March 15, 2021

They’re Back! Thanks to observations from Lynne and Craig Rockenbauch , we are excited to announce that the beautiful yellow perch have returned to the Severn Run to spawn. Yellow perch are a semi-anadromous species – meaning they migrate from saltier estuarine waters to the freshwater in Severn Run to lay their eggs. In late […]

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Do You Remember Greenbury Point?

February 16, 2021

You’re Invited To A Lighthouse Celebration! Do you remember the Lighthouse at Greenbury Point? Take a trip back in time with us on Tuesday, Feb. 16, for an eye-opening presentation on the history of lighthouses in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay. Time: 7 pm. Our speaker will be Bob Stevenson, Education Coordinator Chesapeake Chapter, United […]

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Are You Ready … To Show Your Love?  

February 9, 2021

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we want to invite you to join us in a celebration of love … your love of the Severn River. Wouldn’t it be fun to share an image or two that says why: You love the Severn River, and You love living along its shores? It’s SRA’s VALENTINE’S DAY PHOTO […]

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