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The Star Democrat (Tue 15 Jul, 2014)
Bay scientists map oyster larvae movement
Staff quoted: Elizabeth North, Jake Goodwin, Mike Roman
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CAMBRIDGE — A team of scientists at the UMCES Horn Point Laboratory has been developing a computer model to visualize where free-floating oyster larvae are likely to settle and grow to adulthood. The National Science Foundation funded their five-year initiative, called the TRANSPORT Program, which will provide management crews with new tools to curb the Bay's sinking oyster population.


The Cecil Whig (Tue 15 Jul, 2014)
Bay scientists map oyster larvae movement
Staff quoted: Elizabeth North, Jake Goodwin, Mike Roman
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CAMBRIDGE — A team of scientists at the UMCES Horn Point Laboratory has been developing a computer model to visualize where free-floating oyster larvae are likely to settle and grow to adulthood. The National Science Foundation funded their five-year initiative, called the TRANSPORT Program, which will provide management crews with new tools to curb the Bay's sinking oyster population.


Bay Journal (Tue 15 Jul, 2014)
Not enough done to curb phosphorus in water, reports say
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Pollution from agriculture — particularly phosphorus from chicken manure — continues to choke several Eastern Shore rivers, and regulators are not doing enough to monitor concentrations coming from farms, according to two new reports released Monday.


Water World (Tue 15 Jul, 2014)
New reports detail lack of progress in Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts
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WASHINGTON, DC, July 15, 2014 -- According to new reports published by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), phosphorus and algae concentrations remain high in rivers on Maryland's Eastern Shore and have shown little improvement in the last decade.


Morning Ag Clips (Sun 13 Jul, 2014)
Partnership to track marine mammals
Staff quoted: Helen Bailey
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With funding from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Offshore Wind Development Fund, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has secured a $1.1M commitment from the U.S. Dept. of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to gather scientific information about the bionetwork of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Area. This effort is intended to protect the ecosystem while providing opportunities for deployment of advanced renewable energy technology within the state.


The Star Democrat (Sat 12 Jul, 2014)
Teacher workshop integrates gifted/talented with issue investigation
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CAMBRIDGE — Educators from across Maryland recently participated in a workshop titled "Investigating and Evaluating Environmental Issues and Actions for Gifted/Talented Teachers."


My Eastern Shore MD (Fri 11 Jul, 2014)
Izaak Walton Chapter awards four scholarships
Staff quoted: Nicole Millette
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TRAPPE — The Mid-Shore Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America awarded its annual scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to four local students at a dinner on June 26 at its pavilion in Bolingbroke Park. The chapter serves Dorchester, Queen Anne's, Talbot and Caroline counties.


Today Eco (Fri 11 Jul, 2014)
UMaryland to lead offshore study
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The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will lead a two-year research study of marine animals in and near an area off the state's coast where the US Interior Department (DOI) on 19 August will auction two commercial wind energy leases.


Recharge News (Fri 11 Jul, 2014)
UMaryland to lead offshore study
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The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will lead a two-year research study of marine animals in and near an area off the state's coast where the US Interior Department (DOI) on 19 August will auction two commercial wind energy leases.


The Star Democrat (Fri 11 Jul, 2014)
Izaak Walton Chapter awards four scholarships
Staff quoted: Nicole Millette
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TRAPPE — The Mid-Shore Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America awarded its annual scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to four local students at a dinner on June 26 at its pavilion in Bolingbroke Park. The chapter serves Dorchester, Queen Anne's, Talbot and Caroline counties.


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