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My Eastern Shore MD (Mon 26 May, 2014)
Overall Bay health steady in 2013
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON — Even though the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay didn't change much, according to the annual health report card by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Eastern Shore rivers mostly showed a degradation in health.


The Star Democrat (Sat 24 May, 2014)
Overall Bay health steady in 2013
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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EASTON — Even though the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay didn't change much, according to the 2013 Bay health annual report card by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Eastern Shore rivers mostly showed a degradation in health. Overall, the Chesapeake Bay scored a 45 percent, a C, which is nearly the score from 2012 despite a 2013 with above average rainfall and record heat.


The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog (Fri 23 May, 2014)
Bay health rates a 'C' for second year - Sewage upgrades, forests helped some rivers, farm runoff hurt others, UM report card finds
Staff quoted: Bill Dennison
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The Chesapeake Bay's health remained steady overall last year, despite heavy rains that normally flush pollution into its waters, University of Maryland scientists reported Friday. Declines in Eastern Shore rivers, however, indicated problems with polluted farm runoff there, researchers said.


The Star Democrat (Thu 22 May, 2014)
Horn Point researcher honored
Staff quoted: Jeff Cornwell, Don Boesch
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CAMBRIDGE — Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory who specializes in sediments, water quality and wetlands, was honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science for his scientific work and research.


The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog (Tue 20 May, 2014)
Historic sites face climate threats
Staff quoted: Bill Boicourt
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The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she's in a race against time to protect one of Maryland's oldest communities from the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay.


The Huffington Post (Tue 20 May, 2014)
History Under Water: Climate Change Imperils Historic, Cultural Sites
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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On a bright, unseasonably hot morning in early May, Susan Meredith pushed her kayak off the banks of the Little Blackwater River, a shallow, 15-mile tributary running through Dorchester County, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The water, cool and dark, is almost perfectly still, broken only by the occasional leaping fish.


The Star Democrat (Mon 19 May, 2014)
Tours to begin at Horn Point
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CAMBRIDGE — Tours will begin at Horn Point Laboratory on May 31.


The Star Democrat (Sun 18 May, 2014)
Oyster restoration efforts are 'paying off'
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Much has been written lately questioning Maryland's Department of Resources (DNR's) reef-building operation as part of the Little Choptank River oyster restoration work. Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) has no first-hand experience with this project, but has closely watched and participated in oyster restoration efforts by DNR and others in various other watersheds and closely observed the work of DNR on Harris Creek, in particular.


WTOP Radio News (Fri 16 May, 2014)
Can D.C. survive 'unstoppable' ice melt?
Staff quoted: Bill Boicourt
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WASHINGTON -- What will become of the nation's capital?


The Baltimore Business Journal (Tue 13 May, 2014)
John D. Porcari Recognition Plaque
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John D. Porcari


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