SRA

Erik Kreifeldt Elected SRA President

October 13, 2020

We have a new president! We’re pleased to announce that Erik Kreifeldt is now at the helm of the Severn River Association. Erik assumed the President’s chair at the conclusion of our annual meeting Sept. 3. Erik became SRA’s Treasurer in 2019. A lifelong angler and waterway enthusiast, Erik is inspired by the prominence of […]

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Still Time To Renew Your SRA Membeship!

September 16, 2019

Dear Lovers Of The Severn River, I’d like to thank everybody who has so kindly responded to our summer membership campaign.  Your support helps keep the Severn River Association’s doors open and the lights on our programs running! For those just returning from the summer break, I do hope you will be able to join […]

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Giant Dead Zone Invades The Severn River

September 12, 2019

ANNAPOLIS (Sept. 12, 2019) –  There’s some sad to report: despite some great clarity and a bountiful crop of forage fish and underwater grasses this year, there is an extensive dead zone in the Severn River this summer. A special report produced by the Severn River Association (SRA) uses data collected by the group’s water […]

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Big Turnout For Oyster Planting Day At MGO Reef!

June 17, 2019

We had a great start to this year’s oyster planting festivities on June 1 at the MGO reef at the foot of the Rt. 50 Bridge. After a long winter of raising their baby oysters in cages hung from piers all throughout the Severn River, our growers rallied on the 1st Saturday in June to […]

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SRA Volunteers Monitor Severn River Health

June 17, 2019

Annapolis – June 12, 2019: Great news: SRA’s volunteer are already hard at work monitoring oxygen and salinity levels in the Severn River and its creeks. The weekly tours on Wednesday and Thursday mornings track the growth of the river’s health, which sadly, does include permanent dead zone in the middle of Round Bay. At […]

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Luce Creek Hammered By Silt Plume

June 17, 2019

This was the sad news our Water Quality Crew found inside Luce Creek last Thursday (June 12) morning — an ugly mud flood from the overnight downpour. Homeowners here are slowly watching their creek silt in. This is mostly likely due to development upstream along Ridgley and/or Bestgate Rd. There was also a report of […]

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Why Is The Yellow Perch In Decline?

June 10, 2019

Each year, in early March, the colorful Yellow Perch return to spawn in the Severn River headwaters like Bear Branch and Severn Run. However, they fail to produce mature offspring, possibly due to disruption in their reproductive system and habitat caused by poor water quality. They clearly are trying to survive. SRA has been tracking […]

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