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No Mow Lawn Story Map

Published: May 13, 2024

The Washington Post released a wonderful story map about how to easily transform your grass lawn into a place for pollinators. Check it out HERE.

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SRA Expands our Board of Directors for Greater Impact

Published: April 26, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:           Contact: Jesse Iliff, Executive Director May 1, 2024           Jesse@severnriver.org   410-693-2324  Severn River Association welcomes new board members for greater impact The Severn River Association (SRA) expanded its board from 9 to 15 members in April as two members finished up their […]

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Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Program

Published: April 23, 2024

Good news for all you boaters out there – Maryland has expanded their boat shrink wrap recycling program to Anne Arundel County. This program was tested in Queen Anne’s county last year and saved a total of 65,000 pounds of shrink wrap. The full details are in the article, but here are some key points: […]

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Lake Marion Restoration Project Press Release

Published: March 18, 2024

For Immediate Release-Monday, March 18, 2024 Restoration of Lake Marion Set to Enhance the Health of the Severn River Watershed Annapolis, Maryland-This spring, Lake Marion in Severn, Maryland will undergo large-scale restoration to enhance the lake’s habitat and restore its capacity to store and treat stormwater. After years of planning by nearby residents, partners from […]

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Severn River Action Plan – Phase 1 Complete

Published: January 16, 2024

Developing a Severn River Action Plan to Restore the Severn River! Last year, Severn River Association received $72,500 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Small Watershed Grant program for a “Severn River Watershed Planning Strategy and Subwatershed Action Plan Development” project. Led by the Severn River Association (SRA), in collaboration with the Center for […]

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Board Member Jack Turner on The Annapolis Podcast

Published: January 5, 2024

Severn River Association board member Jack Turner, also known as Jack Wildlife famous Annapolis photographer, was interviewed by The Annapolis Podcast. The host, Scott MacMullan, is also a Silver SRA Business Sponsor. Listen to the interview HERE. Our work on the Severn River is discussed starting at 4:30.

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Press Release: Congress includes protection for Greenbury Point!

Published: December 14, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:       Contact: Jesse Iliff, Executive Director December 14, 2023                                 Jesse@severnriver.org                                                 […]

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Breaking Ground in Oyster Restoration!

Published: December 11, 2023

    Amazing news on the oyster restoration front: thanks to a new grant from Chesapeake Bay Trust and the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance, we’re thrilled to share the details of our groundbreaking project on deploying oyster larvae in the Severn River. Instead of using spat-on-shell, we will be placing larvae directly on the oyster reef […]

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2023 Oyster Dive Report

Published: November 14, 2023

  Photo Captions: Cody and Sarah Dive at Wade 2 – Measuring an oyster – Natural reproduction! SRA has been conducting annual scientific oyster diving operations to monitor the health of five restoration reefs in the Severn River between the Rt. 50 and US Naval Academy Bridges, since 2019. For 2023, survival rates for one-year-old […]

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