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Restored Chesapeake Bay oyster buy boat These traditional boats tended to the oyster fleets working the beds in the Bay, buying harvested oysters from the oystermen in the afternoon, and running those oysters to faraway markets and rail centers in Norfolk, Crisfield, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and to local shucking houses and canneries around the Bay. watercraft,fishing,oystering,shellfish,harvest,market,waterman,livelihood,occupation,working,Talbot County,Maryland
Restored Chesapeake Bay oyster buy boatPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES39 views0 downloads (Details)These traditional boats tended to the oyster fleets working the beds in the Bay, buying harvested oysters from the oystermen in the afternoon, and running those oysters to faraway markets and rail centers in Norfolk, Crisfield, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and to local shucking houses and canneries around the Bay.Add to lightbox
Pound net The oldest type of net used by the Chesapeake Bay watermen is called a pound net. Wooden stakes are pushed into the bottom of the Bay, spaced apart in a line that runs across the tide. Nets are strung between the stakes and along the bottom of the river, making a fish trap. In late February the pound netter starts to put in the stakes. By the middle of March he will set his nets and start fishing. Each day the waterman goes out to the pound net and scoops the fish out with a hand net. He will not remove the pound net, except for many repairs, until November. fishing,occupation,livelihood,Talbot County,Maryland
Pound netPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES19 views0 downloads (Details)The oldest type of net used by the Chesapeake Bay watermen is called a pound net. Wooden stakes are pushed into the bottom of the Bay, spaced apart in a line that runs across the tide. Nets are strung between the stakes and along the bottom of the river, making a fish trap. In late February the pound netter starts to put in the stakes. By the middle of March he will set his nets and start fishing. Each day the waterman goes out to the pound net and scoops the fish out with a hand net. He will not remove the pound net, except for many repairs, until November.Add to lightbox
Hardened shoreline prevents erosion. Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter. bulkhead,protection,stabilize,habitat,vegetation,amphibian,reptile,invertebrate,insect,wetland,marsh,river,tributary,Eastern Shore,Talbot County,Maryland
Hardened shoreline prevents erosion.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES14 views0 downloads (Details)Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter.Add to lightbox
Duck blind Goose and duck hunters build these blinds on the calm waterways of Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Chesapeake Bay,bird,hunting,shoreline,river,recreation,marsh,Talbot County,Maryland
Duck blindPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES46 views0 downloads (Details)Goose and duck hunters build these blinds on the calm waterways of Chesapeake Bay tributaries.Add to lightbox
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nest in busy parking lot protect Found on golf courses or vacant gravell parking lots, this noisy plover is best known for its "broken wing" behavior. If a predator approaches, a nesting killdeer performs a conspicuous distraction display, dragging itself as if mortally wounded, often on one foot, its wings seemingly broken and its rusty tail fanned toward the intruder. This feigning of injury is effective in luring the predator away from the eggs or young, at which point the bird then "recovers" and flies off, calling loudly.
This photo was taken in Easton, MD on May 12, 2014 in a gravel parking lot. Chesapeake Bay,bird,shorebird,nest,baby,breeding,fledgling,native species,shoreline,marsh,Easton,Talbot County,Maryland
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nest in busy parking lot protectPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES20 views0 downloads (Details)Found on golf courses or vacant gravell parking lots, this noisy plover is best known for its "broken wing" behavior. If a predator approaches, a nesting killdeer performs a conspicuous distraction display, dragging itself as if mortally wounded, often on one foot, its wings seemingly broken and its rusty tail fanned toward the intruder. This feigning of injury is effective in luring the predator away from the eggs or young, at which point the bird then "recovers" and flies off, calling loudly.
This photo was taken in Easton, MD on May 12, 2014 in a gravel parking lot.
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The Causes and Effects of Eutrophication A conceptual diagram illustrates the key features of the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well as the inputs that stimulate eutrophication and the symptoms of eutrophication.   diagram,eutrophication,chesapeake,bay,symptoms,inputs,factors,contribution,harmful,algal,blooms
The Causes and Effects of EutrophicationRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network111 views11 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the key features of the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well as the inputs that stimulate eutrophication and the symptoms of eutrophication. Add to lightbox
The Distributions of Common Harmful Algal Blooms in Maryland's Chesapeake and Coastal Bays  A map depicts the general distribution of several of Maryland's common harmful algal blooms, in the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. diagram,map,harmful,algal,bloom,distribution,chesapeake,bay,Maryland,coastal
The Distributions of Common Harmful Algal Blooms in Maryland's Chesapeake and Coastal Bays Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network15 views1 downloads (Details)A map depicts the general distribution of several of Maryland's common harmful algal blooms, in the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays.Add to lightbox
Aureococcus Anophagefferens Blooms and Nitrogen Concentrations A graph shows the relationship between nitrogen levels and the brown tide cell concentrations in Maryland's Chesapeake and Coastal Bays.   diagram,brown,tide,algae,blooms,concentrations,nitrogen
Aureococcus Anophagefferens Blooms and Nitrogen ConcentrationsRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network11 views0 downloads (Details)A graph shows the relationship between nitrogen levels and the brown tide cell concentrations in Maryland's Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. Add to lightbox
Trends in Hypoxic Volume Since 1970 A graph depicts the increasingly high levels of hypoxia in the Chesapeake Bay since 1970. diagram,hypoxia,oxygen,levels,low,graph,trends,1970,chesapeake,bay,hypoxic,volume
Trends in Hypoxic Volume Since 1970Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network11 views0 downloads (Details)A graph depicts the increasingly high levels of hypoxia in the Chesapeake Bay since 1970.Add to lightbox
Prorocentrum Minimum Levels since 1970 A graph depicts the trend of increasing prorocentrum minimum levels since 1970 in the Chesapeake Bay. diagram,algea,graph,blooms,harmful,magnitude,trends,chesapeake,bay,increasing,prorocentrum,minimum
Prorocentrum Minimum Levels since 1970Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network6 views0 downloads (Details)A graph depicts the trend of increasing prorocentrum minimum levels since 1970 in the Chesapeake Bay.Add to lightbox
Dock A private dock in a small rural waterfront community. Dock,waterfront,infrastructure,development,Chesapeake Bay,Neavitt,Maryland
DockPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES6 views0 downloads (Details)A private dock in a small rural waterfront community.Add to lightbox
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) A blue heron waits on a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD. Chesapeake Bay,bird,shorebird,fishing,native species,shoreline,marsh,Talbot County,Maryland
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES16 views4 downloads (Details)A blue heron waits on a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD.Add to lightbox

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