Oysters To The Rescue!

May 11, 2020

Keeping Our Fingers Crossed for a new MGO Season by Havana Mullaly I remember very distinctly the first time I went to the Severn River. I instantly wanted to jump into the refreshing blue water. But as my toes began to meet the water’s edge, I was stopped and told that it was too dirty […]

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State Of The Severn: Mostly, A Good Year!

April 22, 2020

  ANNAPOLIS (April 21, 2020) — For the most part, 2019 was a good year for the Severn River, according to the latest State Of The Severn report released by the Severn River Association, the nation’s oldest river group. The best news was that it was a great year for swimming; the clarity of the […]

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SRA Presents: Chesapeake Bay Trivia Night!

January 16, 2020

Folks, this is the Social Event of the Season! And there are prizes, too. It’s the great Chesapeake Bay Trivia Night at Union Jack’s of Annapolis. Please join in the fun at this year’s first John Wright Speaker Series event Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Union Jack’s of Annapolis. What could be better? Nothing can compare […]

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A New Year Is Dawning!!!

December 28, 2019

We wish you peace and joy in the New Year, and a hearty, ‘Thank You,” for all you’ve done to treasure the Severn River in 2019. And with your help, 2020 will be the Year Of Discovery and Exploration on the Severn River! Your end-of-year donation to the Severn River Association supports scientific and educational […]

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‘Tis The Season … For Oysters!!!

December 23, 2019

As the winter sets in, the staff here at SRA headquarters on Back Creek wish you all a joyous holiday. What a great time to enjoy the Severn River and … oysters! Oysters are the treat of the season We love ’em at the raw bar, fried or especially in a comforting oyster and potato […]

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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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How Oyster Farming Restored St. Jerome Creek

October 11, 2019

Ten years ago, there were no oysters in the Severn River or in St. Jerome Creek. But thanks to an oyster farmer’s dreams, the oysters are back! How did it happen? Hint: Think Skinny Dipper and Huckleberry. You’re invited to hear how a commercial oyster farmer made it happen during the next John Wright Speaker […]

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Fair Sailing Ahead For John Page Williams

September 15, 2019

Eastport – Aug. 28: More than 50 friends gathered last month to wish a fare-thee-well to John Page Williams before he and Louise head south. John Page and Louise are relocating to be near their daughter’s family in Richmond, Va. He’s been a mentor to so many of us who know JP as fisherman, writer, […]

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Oysters Safe From Severn River ‘Dead Zone’

August 18, 2019

Some great news for all who love oysters and support restoration of historic oyster reefs: Conditions are good for oyster restoration and, so far this year, safe from the river’s Dead Zone. They’re not perfect, but they’re a dang sight better than last year! And we have the data to tell the story thanks to […]

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Low Salinity Hampers Horn Pt. Spat Production

July 11, 2019

Two years of record breaking rains are taking their toll on oyster spat production at the Horn Point Hatchery in Cambridge. Click here to read the report in the Bay Journal. We do hope this is temporary, but it is part of a two-year trend that has seen a sharp drop in the salinity of […]

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