Calling All Boaters! Paddlers, Fishermen, Crabbers!   

November 24, 2021

What is our scientist friend from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) doing? Taking pictures of Chessie the Sea Monster? No, it’s even more exciting … SERC Researcher Elizabeth is taking pictures of turbidity in the water! Huh? This summer, SRA was proud to help the folks at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) ground […]

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What To Do About Phragmites

November 23, 2020

— by Joan Treichel, SRA Science Reporter These willowy reeds with their wheat-colored plumes bending in the wind are an enticing view in the wetlands of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. But don’t let the reeds, officially called Phragmites australis, bewitch you! While the species is native to North America, a European variety of the […]

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