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The Cecil Whig (Wed 26 Nov, 2014)
CBF fisheries director calls for vertical oyster reefs
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EASTON — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Director of Fisheries Bill Goldsborough gave a talk on oysters' history in the Bay earlier this month.

Delmarva Now (Wed 26 Nov, 2014)
Aquaculture debated in Delaware, booming in Maryland
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Looking into Tar Bay, the man at the helm of the Chesapeake Gold confidently clicks the mud-splattered throttle forward.

Tampa Bay Newspapers (Wed 19 Nov, 2014)
Study unlocks mystery behind red tide
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Researchers at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently published new findings on Florida's red tide organism, Karenia brevis, in a special issue of the scientific journal Harmful Algae.

The Day (CT) (Wed 19 Nov, 2014)
Long Island Sound Futures Fund announces local grant recipients
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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Long Island Sound Futures Fund today announced 14 grants for conservation and restoration in several communities along the Sound, including projects in East Lyme, Lyme, Old Mystic, Stonington, Norwich, Essex and Mystic.

Sail Magazine (Wed 19 Nov, 2014)
Anchor Test in the Chesapeake Bay
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Last August we were invited by Fortress Anchors to observe a comparison of 11 anchors in Chesapeake Bay. The tests were conducted over a four-day period at the mouth of Back Creek in the Patuxent River, with the results analyzed by Robert Taylor, P.E, a noted consultant in this field. The protocols for deploying and setting anchors were different from those a cruising sailor would use, but the findings are of benefit to anyone anchoring in soft mud.

Baltimore City Paper (Mon 17 Nov, 2014)
Whose Poop?: A new project measures sewage and dog waste entering the Jones Falls from stormwater
Staff quoted: Eric Schott
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A slight scent of detergent is in the air as Alice Volpitta, Water Quality Manager for the clean-water advocacy group Blue Water Baltimore (BWB), takes a few careful steps down the top of a poured-concrete slope on the banks of the Jones Falls, just above where the river descends underground near Amtrak's Penn Station. A steady stream of soapy-smelling water courses down the slope out of a pipe that's runs underneath Falls Road, and as Volpitta approaches the pipe's mouth, called an outfall, a car drives by.

The Star Democrat (Mon 17 Nov, 2014)
O'Malley pushes PMT forward
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EASTON — Gov. Martin O'Malley moved forward with Phosphorus Management Tool plans on Friday, Nov. 14, submitting the plan to a state legislative committee for review and comment.

Sci-Tech Today (Sat 15 Nov, 2014)
Global Warming Worsening Watery Dead Zones
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it's only going to get worse, according to a new study.

WYPR (NPR) - Maryland Morning Radio Program (Fri 14 Nov, 2014)
Return Of The Oyster
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The Chesapeake Bay is the largest oyster-producing body of water in the United States. And, oyster farming, or aquaculture, has become a fast-growing businesses in Maryland. However, some watermen feel the ends don't justify the means.

Bradenton Herald (Thu 13 Nov, 2014)
FWC, partners unlock some mysteries behind red tide in 5-year study
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FWC group unlocks red tide secrets in 5-year study

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