citizen science

2020 – A Good Year For Oysters In The Severn!

October 14, 2020

ANNAPOLIS (October 10, 2020) — Despite the trials and challenges we all have faced on land from the Covid-19 pandemic, this was a good year for oysters in the Severn River, and now, conditions are greatly improving for them going into fall and winter. Just released water quality monitoring data, collected by the Severn River […]

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They’re Back … And They’re Wonderful!

May 12, 2020

Despite the rigors of dealing with the coronavirus, there’s a reason to rejoice and give thanks – our underwater grasses, fabled submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), are making another comeback. It’s time to celebrate! The return of our underwater grasses is an indicator of improving water quality because the grasses need sunlight and clear water to […]

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Volunteers! Enjoy Fall Monitoring The Severn River

September 15, 2019

Hello Everyone! What a great year we have had so far with our Water Quality (WQ) Monitoring Program! I would like to thank all of our boat captains and WQ Crew who have volunteered this summer to help out. Thanks to your efforts, we’ve made great strides in understanding the overall health of the Severn […]

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