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Winter Mist Rising on Severn River

Published: August 19, 2018

It was late fall, a soft gray day at Jonas and Catherine Green Park, when a fog rolled down the Severn engulfing the river, the shores and a workboat carefully making its way downstream.

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Mud Flood From Key School Construction Site

Published: August 19, 2018

This is a sad shot of the infamous Mud Floods created during a major story in fall of 2017.  This is what is was like for residents of Annapolis Neck, Lake Ogleton and its feeder creeks when they had to deal with the runoff from contraction on the Key School’s athletic fields. All that sediment […]

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Bald Eagle Fishing In The Severn River

Published: August 19, 2018

Woah! You’re sitting along Brewer’s Creek enjoying a early summer day when out of the blue, there’s a swoosh and a splash as a bald eagle drops down to grab lunch.

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Operation Build-A-Reef: Severn River

Published: August 16, 2018

Oyster fans enjoy a boat ride and lunch provided by WaterMark to celebrate the start of Operation Build-A-Reef, which planted 50 million oyster spat-on-shell to restore oyster reefs in the Severn River. Operation Build-A-Reef is a partnership between the Oyster Recovery Partnership, the Severn River Association, Department of Natural Resources and WaterMark.

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Will the Severn’s Last Forests be Bulldozed?

Published: August 13, 2018

What kind of legacy do you want to leave? A drive down Rt. 2 in Arnold reveals what’s in store for in Anne Arundel County unless the Forest Conservation Act (FCA) is tightened.

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Robert Lee Disappears In Squall

Published: July 23, 2018

During the first day of planting 50 million baby oysters (July 23, 2018) as part of Operation Build-A-Reef, the oyster planting vessel, The Robert Lee, gets swallowed up by a squall on the Severn River.

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The Robert Lee At Work

Published: July 12, 2018

This is how 50 million oyster spat-on-shell planting gets done. The oyster planting ship, The Robert Lee, brings up 11 million baby oysters on day on of Operation Build-A-Reef. The ship’s deck is chock full of oyster spat-on-shell from the Horn Point Hatchery in Cambridge, MD, which is run by the University of Maryland. Once […]

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The Severn River Song

Published: January 7, 2018

Keely West Linley sings The Severn River Song, inspired by a day on the water in big old truck-tire inner tubes in 2004. What could be better?

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