Speaker Series

The John Wright Speaker Series is an adult environmental education program open to all who wish to expand their knowledge. Speakers present on a variety of topics from bees to beavers, oyster restoration to recycling, and everything between. For more information on John Wright, click HERE.

Oyster Restoration in the Severn River

Published: November 18, 2022

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Osprey on the Patuxent

Published: November 7, 2022

Greg Kearns has been a naturalist with the Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission for over 35 years at Patuxent River Park in Croom, Md. He is also an accomplished photographer, expert birder, licensed bird bander and leader of eco-tours both here and abroad. Greg was named Conservationist of the Year by the Maryland […]

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Sen. Sarah Elfreth Previews 2022 Legislative Agenda

Published: December 28, 2021

State Senator Sarah Elfreth details her work promoting environmental and other legislation for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly for 2022. In particular, the Senator addresses her work with the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the new Oyster Advisory Committee and the State Parks Investment Commission.

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Why Bees Are Nature’s Best Pollinators!

Published: July 27, 2021

There’s a reason why we have the expression, “busy bee!” Would you like to lean why bees are always doing their pollinating thing? Master Beekeeper, Timothy McMahon, with the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association explains the joys of creating gardens that attracted nature’s best pollinators – bees! Video: Hissong Productions

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Beaver – Coexisting With A Resourceful Resident

Published: May 25, 2021

Rachel Ortt, Eco-credits Market Coordinator with Ecotone, Inc. talks about the many ways beaver help protect a waterway like the Severn River by creating wetlands that capture stormwater runoff and help filter out pollutants. Video: Hissong Productions

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Hiking The Severn … and Beyond

Published: April 27, 2021

Join Jeff Holland, Riverkeeper, writer, author, songwriter, naturalist and poet, as he shares his favorite hiking trails along the waterways of the Severn River and greater Anne Arundel County. Video: Hissong Productions

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Where’s The Greenbury Light?

Published: March 18, 2021

Take a trip back in time for an eye-opening presentation on the history of lighthouses in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay. Our speaker is Bob Stevenson, Education Coordinator Chesapeake Chapter, United States Lighthouse Society. His presentation: Annapolis Lighthouses: Lost Treasures in a Changing Region. SRA’s John Wright Speaker Series is hosted by Bryan Gomes. Bryan […]

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Annual Membership Meeting – 9.3.20

Published: October 12, 2020

Annual membership meeting of the Severn River Association – Sept. 3, 2020. The meeting features updates on active SRA programs, a keynote address by State. Sen. Ed Reilly, presentation of our Blue and Green Heron Awards, and introduction of President Erik Kreifeldt. Video Production: Hissong Productions.

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