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The Star Democrat (Sun 30 Aug, 2015)
Community and Conservation: Bywords for 2015 Chesapeake Champion
Staff quoted: Mike Roman, Liz Freedlander
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EASTON — When you hear Albert Pritchett talk about his long association with the Waterfowl Festival and his work in creating Waterfowl Chesapeake, two words constantly ring out: community and conservation.


Cape Cod (MA) Times (Fri 28 Aug, 2015)
With 320-mile bike trip, East Falmouth couple will raise money and awareness of climate change
Staff quoted: Eric Davidson
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Record heat waves in Pakistan. Record breaking snowfall for New England this past winter. While the public debate rages on as to the cause, there is no denying the result: the climate is changing, and not for the better.


The Times - Picayune (Thu 27 Aug, 2015)
Rising sea level threatens coastal restoration, New Orleans levees, scientists say
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Even as Louisiana embarks on a multi-billion-dollar program to begin rebuilding its coast, evidence continues to mount that new coastal land will have to contend with a more rapid rise in sea level than projected in present state plans.


Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System (Thu 27 Aug, 2015)
Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District commander visits Horn Point Hatchery with Sen. Ben Cardin
Staff quoted: Mutt Meritt
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Don Merrit, Horn Point Hatchery Program director, explains the process of oyster reproduction to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District commander, and Myrna Edelman Cardin and Sen. Ben Cardin on a tour as part of Sen. Cardin's "Hope in a Half Shell" campaign at Horn Point Hatchery in Cambridge, Md., Aug. 25, 2015. Horn Point Hatchery is where the Oyster Recovery Partnership gets the baby oysters to place on the reefs the Army Corps constructs for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. The purpose of the following panel was to speak with watermen and stakeholders on how to better support oyster aquaculture in the region.


The Star Democrat (Wed 26 Aug, 2015)
Sen. Cardin hosts aquaculture roundtable at Horn Point Lab
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EASTON — Oyster aquaculture is a growing industry in Maryland. Some are stepping away from the traditional method of harvesting oysters and embracing this relatively new — in the grand scheme of Maryland's oyster fishery — method.


This Morning with Alex Jensen - eFM101.3 (Korea) (Wed 26 Aug, 2015)
Red tide threatens Korea's southern coast
Staff quoted: Pat Glibert
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My Eastern Shore MD (Wed 26 Aug, 2015)
Sen. Cardin hosts aquaculture roundtable at Horn Point Lab
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Cambridge — Oyster aquaculture is a growing industry in Maryland. Some are stepping away from the traditional method of harvesting oysters and embracing this relatively new — in the grand scheme of Maryland's oyster fishery — method.


The Baltimore Sun (Tue 25 Aug, 2015)
Oyster farmers seek quicker approval process
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Maryland's fledgling oyster farming industry is seeing its growth hampered by government red tape and permitting delays, several aquaculture business owners told state and federal officials Tuesday.


WMDT (Salisbury) Television (Tue 25 Aug, 2015)
Watermen express needs for aquaculture
Staff quoted: Mutt Meritt
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U.S. Senator Ben Cardin along with many other state leaders joined Maryland oyster farmers at Horn Point Lab in Cambridge on Tuesday. The goal was to learn about oyster aquaculture and how to improve it.


Bay Journal (Tue 25 Aug, 2015)
Corps, oyster farmers discuss how to streamline leasing process
Staff quoted: Mike Roman, Mutt Meritt
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Maryland oyster farmers have long said that growing the shellfish is the easy part of their job. The hard part: all of the bureaucratic red tape they have to wade through to obtain their leases in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


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