News

June Programs Update

Published: June 16, 2023

As usual with a complex watershed system, we have a mix of good and some not-so-good news on the Severn River this spring. First, the good news: 2023 is shaping up to be a goodyear for our oysters. At the time of this writing, conditions are ripe to support an oyster spawn (natural reproduction) right […]

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Volunteer Interview: Kathryn Von Rueden

Published: June 14, 2023

1. How did you hear about the Severn River Association? Honestly I am not certain how I first learned about SRA. Definitely, I became aware of the SRA mission and work in the late 90’s from articles published in the Annapolis Capital describing some of the SRA initiatives. 2. What initially inspired you to get […]

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SRA plants 15 Million Oysters on the Severn

Published: June 8, 2023

The Build-A-Reef: Severn River program had it’s 5th planting on June 7th and deposited 15 Million spat-on-shell onto a protected oyster reef. In partnership with Oyster Recovery Partnership and Maryland Department of Natural Resources the boat planted a total of 30 Million. Check out the Capital Gazette article about the event or watch the video […]

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SRA Executive Director on Hey Neighbor Podcast

Published: May 19, 2023

Jesse was a guest on the Hey Neighbor podcast. Check it out!

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Volunteer Interview: Jason Schomig

Published: May 12, 2023

1. How did you hear about the Severn River Association? I heard about SRA through my dad, Jeff Schomig, who has worked with them for many years. He also helped me create the Shoreline Census project which allows us to monitor the different species living on the shores of the Severn River with the help […]

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2022 Annual Report

Published: April 26, 2023

Our 2022 Annual Report is now available for viewing! Just click on the cover to see inside. Or download here  

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SRA Hires a Restoration Manager

Published: April 26, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2023 Contact: Jesse Iliff, Executive Director Jesse@severnriver.org 410-693-2324  Severn River Association (SRA) Is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Ben Fertig as the New Restoration Manager to Spearhead Efforts in Watershed, Shoreline, and River Restoration and Conservation SRA is proud to announce that Dr. Ben Fertig will be joining the team as […]

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Volunteer Interview: Susan Nauman

Published: March 15, 2023

Susan is pictured here on a charter fishing trip with her son and his girlfriend. Even though Susan just started volunteering in 2022, she was in the top 5 for most hours donated! 1. How did you hear about the Severn River Association?  I was aware of the Severn River Association’s activities that were featured […]

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Now Hiring: Watershed Restoration Manager

Published: February 3, 2023

Watershed Restoration Manager  |  Severn River Association  Location: Severn River Association, 7076 Bembe Beach Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403 Compensation Range: $60,000 – $85,000 Title:  Watershed Restoration Manager Reports to:  Executive Director Position Overview: The Severn River Association (SRA) is seeking a qualified Watershed Restoration Manager to identify and implement restoration projects to improve water quality […]

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Hiking Along the Severn River

Published: January 13, 2023

Ellen Moyer Nature Park Trail A quick little 1 mile out-and-back trail, this is an easy hike with minimal elevation change. Most of the trail is crushed oyster shell and there is a small parking lot. Great for walking a dog! Greenbury Point There are two trails, Nature Center (1.3 miles) and Tower Trail (2 […]

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