underwater grasses

Will You Help Protect Our Underwater Grasses?

March 6, 2022

We are starting an outreach campaign to bring attention to protecting our submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV). As the sign says: For A Healthy Bay, Let Grasses Stay. The goal is to get the word out that SAV is a key to restoring our river’s habitat because the grasses: protect shorelines from erosion, add oxygen to the […]

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Floating Classroom Looks Forward To 2022!

November 26, 2021

It was a great year for students this summer participating in our Floating Classroom program aboard our scientific research vessel, Sea Girl.  During the peak of the summer, our Habitat Instructor, Briana Nancy, sets sail nearly every week on our scientific research vessel, Sea Girl, to develop young scientists and encourage stewardship of our waterways. SRA’s […]

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Where Have All The Redheads Gone???

September 9, 2021

The famous SAV Navy is a group of dedicated volunteer scientists who survey, map and identify the types of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in the Severn River each summer. Susan Benac and Jackie Agnew are working through their 3rd year monitoring SAV beds at the Narrows, where they sample underwater grasses at 31 locations! In […]

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Your Gift Is About The Future … Of The River You Love

December 4, 2020

Dear Lover of The Severn River, Imagine, if you will, 4 middle school kids, decked out in life jackets, masks, and waiting at the dock to be picked up by Sea Girl, a 20 ft. skiff. It’s their first time out on the water … ever! They are out on the river as part of […]

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You’re Invited! SRA’s Annual Membership Meeting

August 30, 2020

August 28, 2020 Dear SRA Members and Communities, The Severn River Association (SRA) will hold its annual membership meeting on Sept. 3, 2020 at 7 pm. Due to the Covid pandemic, SRA is sponsoring a virtual meeting via a Zoom conference online. The meeting will feature: a keynote address by State Sen. Ed Reilly, a […]

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Our New Floating Classroom: Hands-On Leaning, On The River

July 16, 2020

You’re invited to experience an intimate, hands-on environmental and scientific adventure on the Severn River.  How? Introducing SRA’s new Floating Classroom, where “class” is held aboard our 20-ft. Maritime Skiff, The Sea Girl. Sponsored by the Chaney Foundation, the Floating Classroom program provides science-based experiences to enhance our appreciation of the Scenic Severn River. During […]

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