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The Star Democrat (Tue 23 Sep, 2014)
Flats may hold key for Bay
Staff quoted: Cassie Gurbisz, Don Boesch
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PERRYVILLE — An early report from an ongoing study of the health of the Upper Bay — specifically the Susquehanna Flats, where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay — indicates that modest reductions in nutrient pollution, coupled with favorable weather conditions, has led to the comeback of underwater grasses there.


The Bay Net News (Mon 22 Sep, 2014)
Runners raise money for bay research
Staff quoted: Jenna Luek
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Solomons, MD – The Seventh annual Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) Run for Research 5 Kilometer (K) race was held Saturday morning, Sept. 20 in Solomons. Money raised from the event is used to support graduate student research for the Chesapeake Bay.


WBOC (Salisbury) Television (Fri 19 Sep, 2014)
DNR: Eight Atlantic Sturgeon Tagged, Released in Eastern Shore Waters
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EASTERN SHORE, Md. – Eight adult Atlantic sturgeon, an endangered species, have been found, tagged and released in an Eastern Shore tributary of the Chesapeake, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.


Capital Gazette (Wed 17 Sep, 2014)
Scientist: Chesapeake Bay efforts working but challenges lurking
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A top U.S. Chesapeake Bay scientist says the long-term effort to improve conditions in the estuary is beginning to show progress, but could be undermined by increasing population, development and agriculture generating more runoff and nutrients to the bay.


Southern Maryland News (Wed 17 Sep, 2014)
Tidewater to host Stream Study Workshop for Educators
Staff quoted: Lora Harris
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The Tidewater School, a private Montessori elementary school, will host a Stream Study Workshop for Educators on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the school's Huntingtown campus.


WOUB Public Media (Wed 17 Sep, 2014)
In 100 Years, Maryland's Crab Cakes Might Be Shrimp Cakes
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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For centuries, the Chesapeake Bay has been a natural seafood factory along the East Coast, and that wealth of marine resources has shaped the area's food culture and history—a 2011 Garden & Gun article referred to Maryland crab cakes as "practically a religion." Seafood production also represents a critical portion of the Chesapeake Bay's economic backbone. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), the commercial seafood industry accounted for $3.39 billion in sales, $890 million in income and almost 34,000 jobs throughout Virginia and Maryland in 2009.


Chesapeake 360 (Wed 17 Sep, 2014)
Travel the Bay with science at the Horn Point Laboratory open house
Staff quoted: Mike Roman, Liz Freedlander
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CAMBRIDGE — The Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to take part in its annual free open house Saturday, Oct. 11.


Smithsonian Magazine (Tue 16 Sep, 2014)
In 100 Years, Maryland's Crab Cakes Might Be Shrimp Cakes
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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For centuries, the Chesapeake Bay has been a natural seafood factory along the East Coast, and that wealth of marine resources has shaped the area's food culture and history—a 2011 Garden & Gun article referred to Maryland crab cakes as "practically a religion." Seafood production also represents a critical portion of the Chesapeake Bay's economic backbone. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), the commercial seafood industry accounted for $3.39 billion in sales, $890 million in income and almost 34,000 jobs throughout Virginia and Maryland in 2009.


CBS Baltimore (Tue 16 Sep, 2014)
Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.


Biomass Magazine (Tue 16 Sep, 2014)
MIPS funds 5 poultry manure-to-energy projects
Staff quoted: Feng Chen
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The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program has approved research projects worth $4.7 million to 18 teams, including five projects worth $1.9 million that aim to convert poultry manure into energy. The program is an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. For this round of funding, companies are contributing $2.4 million to the jointly funded projects and MIPS is contributing $2.3.


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