GEMS Expedition

Discovering GEMS Along The Severn

March 30, 2021

The long-awaited GEMS Expedition is getting underway! Back in 1988, the Severn River Commission published a book by foresters Todd Davison and Colby Rucker, – GEMS Of The Severn. The authors trekked through the forests, swamps, wetlands, ponds, and streams in the Severn River watershed and identified 500 special features, the GEMS, that we should […]

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Another Algae Bloom … Now In Fresh Water

February 17, 2020

There’s more than one algae bloom revealing itself in the Severn River watershed — in the middle of winter 2020. Our intrepid Field Investigator, Izzie Ketcham, has discovered a green tide in a non-tidal freshwater pond that feeds into the Severn River via Chase Creek. This is the green color in the picture at right […]

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It’s Giving Tuesday! Can You Help The Severn?

December 3, 2019

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of gratitude, a day to reflect, a day of giving and a day to offer a helping hand. And, it’s a day when you can double your support for the river you love! Thanks to a generous $10,000 grant from an anonymous donor, your donation to the Severn […]

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