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.
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 […]
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.
Published: May 13, 2020
During this presentation of the 2019 State Of The Severn, SRA Executive Director, Tom Guay, details the good and the bad news. We enjoyed good swimming, some great clarity and a huge rebound of underwater grasses. We also had a persistent dead zone and poor conditions inside most of our creeks. Special thanks to the […]
Published: March 26, 2020
Businessman, Social Entrepreneur, and Author Christopher Tucker speaks about his latest book, “A Planet of 3 Billion”, and how the world can find a sustainable balance of population. Presented at the Severn River Association’s John Wright Speaker Series at Union Jack’s in Annapolis, Maryland on February 18, 2020. Video courtesy of Jack Turner.
Published: October 29, 2019
What better way to enjoy the Severn than to get close, on a standup paddle board, for sunrises, yogo and even yappy hour! Capital SUP co-founder Kevin Haigis tells his company’s story, the beginning, their commitment to safety, kids and clean water! Video: Brian Hissong
Published: July 31, 2019
Conservation Easements: Scenic Rivers Land Trust Executive Director, Rick Leader, and Conservation Director, Sarah Knebel, explain how the land conservation process works and what that protection that actually brings to a property. Video: Brian Hissong
Published: July 22, 2019
DNR’s Margaret McGinty explains how development has destroyed our once thriving habitat for Yellow Perch in the Severn River. Also, doctoral candidate Alex MacLeod explains his research into genetic changes deteriorating water quality induce on the Yellow Perch. Video: Brian Hissong