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Chesapeake Bay Magazine (Thu 1 Oct, 2009)
Chesapeakeology 101
Staff quoted: Carys Mitchelmore, Steve Fenske, Andrew Heyes, Karen Taylor
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All right, class, get out your workbooks and turn to page 74, "Temporal, Seasonal, Spatial and Vertical Distributions of Zooplankton Communities." . . .


The Lafourche Parish (LA) Comet (Wed 30 Sep, 2009)
Agriculture money aims to curb Gulf dead zone
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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HOUMA — The federal government has launched its first program to reduce farm pollutants that cause a dead zone to form each summer off the Louisiana coast.


The Easton Star Democrat (Sun 27 Sep, 2009)
Inmates help grow oysters: Work considered 'vital part' of conservation efforts
Staff quoted: Horn Point Laboratory
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CHURCH HILL - A childhood spent in intensely urban Brooklyn, N.Y., and time in prison left Vincent Walker with scant awareness of marine ecology. Now, though, thanks to a cooperative effort between the Department of Natural Resources and Division of Corrections, he's not only aware of the issues, he's part of the effort to clean up the Corsica River.


The Easton Star Democrat (Sun 27 Sep, 2009)
Du Pont ram casting found in Wilmington: UMCES faculty, staff and students elated
Staff quoted: Chris Conner
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CAMBRIDGE - The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Horn Point Laboratory has found the original casting of the recently stolen historic du Pont ram statues in a museum in Wilmington, Del.


The Associated Press (Sun 27 Sep, 2009)
Original Cast Of Stolen Spanish Ram Statues Found
Staff quoted: Horn Point Laboratory
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CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) ― Don Pedro lives, at a library in Wilmington.


The New Orleans Times-Picayune (Sun 27 Sep, 2009)
Plan to fight Gulf 'dead zone' will target agricultural polluters
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Almost a decade after states along the Mississippi River pledged to reduce pollution that leads to the perennial "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government has announced the first program to specifically target and reduce agricultural runoff into the river.


The Easton Star Democrat (Fri 25 Sep, 2009)
Horn Point gets $2M grant for new computer lab
Staff quoted: Mike Roman
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WASHINGTON - The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has received a $2 million grant to fund the design and construction of the new Horn Point Laboratory Environmental Information Center to replace computer facilities that were destroyed by fire in 2007.


The Easton Star Democrat (Tue 22 Sep, 2009)
Two charged with taking statues
Staff quoted: Mike Roman
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CAMBRIDGE - Two men who allegedly stole two historic du Pont ram statues from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Horn Point Laboratory were served with criminal summonses Friday by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office for the Sept. 10 thefts.


The Associated Press (Tue 22 Sep, 2009)
Police: Teen destroyed missing ram statue
Staff quoted: Horn Point Laboratory
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CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Police in Dorchester County say a teen accused of stealing two statues depicting a famous Spanish ram says one of the statues is no more.


The Easton Star Democrat (Thu 17 Sep, 2009)
Notes on the River: Vibrant striped bass fishery returns
Staff quoted: Tom Fisher
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Fishing inside Poplar Island recently, near Knapps Narrows and its portal to the Choptank, we saw acres of breaking blues and small rock.


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