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The Chestertown Spy (Thu 12 Nov, 2015)
Top Scientists Will Reveal What is Hidden Under Water at Harris Creek
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With oysters mounting a mini-comeback in the Chesapeake, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) will hold an Oyster Expo in Easton next week to learn from some of the region's top oyster scientists, oyster farmers and oyster restoration specialists about the progress and wonders of Crassostrea virginica. This is a public, family-oriented event, featuring videos, exhibits and speakers.


Kent County News (Thu 12 Nov, 2015)
Study finds the Bay is warming
Staff quoted: Andrew Elmore
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EASTON — A recent study through the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science suggests the Chesapeake Bay's waters are warming, and parts are warming faster than air temperature.


PerishableNews (Thu 12 Nov, 2015)
Perdue Volunteers And Oyster Recovery Partnership Help Restore Bay's Oyster Population
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SALISBURY, MD. — More than 40 associates and family members joined with Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) representatives to fill about 710 oyster shell bags in support of Marylanders Grow Oysters program, an initiative run by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to engage water front home owners in helping to restore the Bay's oyster population. The bagged shells will provide a home for more than 280,000 new oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.


Edge Los Angeles (Tue 10 Nov, 2015)
Questions, Answers About Toxic West Coast Crabs
Staff quoted: Pat Glibert
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A poisonous substance linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast has led officials to halt recreational shellfishing from Washington to California and is blamed for sickening dozens of seabirds, seals, whales and other marine life. Here are some key things to know about the problem:


The Cumberland Times-News (Tue 10 Nov, 2015)
Leader of The Prairie Dog Squad to speak
Staff quoted: John Hoogland
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He's the wrong kind of snowbird.


Turning the Tide, Saving the Chesapeake Bay (Tue 10 Nov, 2015)
All Hands On Deck
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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CBF President Will Baker talks with Dr. Don Boesch, President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, about the plan to stabilize climate change and the gains it would bring to air and water quality.


The Star Democrat (Mon 9 Nov, 2015)
'Oyster Expo' set for Easton Nov. 18
Staff quoted: Elizabeth North
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EASTON —The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will hold an Oyster Expo in Easton next week to hear from some of the region's oyster scientists, oyster farmers and oyster restoration specialists about local oysters and their restoration progress, according to a news release from the foundation. The expo will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center, the new home of CBF offices on the Shore, 130 South Washington St., Easton. The event will feature videos, exhibits and speakers.


New Haven Register (Sat 7 Nov, 2015)
Forum: Learning from the Long Island Sound Report Card
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During summer, a landmark Long Island Sound Report Card was published by the Long Island Sound Funders Collaborative, providing optimism and highlighting challenges for the environmental condition of Long Island Sound. As with any report card, the focus should not be just on the grades awarded but on how to improve them in the future. That's the mission that Connecticut and its coastal communities should now embrace.


The Sacramento Bee (Fri 6 Nov, 2015)
Questions, answers about toxic West Coast crabs
Staff quoted: Pat Glibert
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A poisonous substance linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast has led officials to halt recreational shellfishing from Washington to California and is blamed for sickening dozens of seabirds, seals, whales and other marine life. Here are some key things to know about the problem:


The Houston Chronicle (Fri 6 Nov, 2015)
Questions, answers about toxic West Coast crabs
Staff quoted: Pat Glibert
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A poisonous substance linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast has led officials to halt recreational shellfishing from Washington to California and is blamed for sickening dozens of seabirds, seals, whales and other marine life. Here are some key things to know about the problem:


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