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Science Newsline (Wed 24 Jun, 2015)
Below-average 'Dead Zone' Predicted for Chesapeake Bay in 2015
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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ANN ARBOR--A University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues are forecasting a slightly below-average but still significant "dead zone" this summer in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary.


NBC Washington (Sun 26 Apr, 2015)
Can the Chesapeake Bay (and its Signature Blue Crabs) Recover?
Staff quoted: Don Boesch, Tom Miller
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Blue crab season in the Chesapeake Bay is just around the corner. To fill his coffers between now and then, third-generation Virginia waterman J.C. Hudgins is fishing for menhaden, a type of fish used for bait. What he's seen in recent days comes as good news: clear water to a depth of eight feet.


Bay Journal (Thu 23 Apr, 2015)
Summit offers new approaches to Bay restoration
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Nutrient limits for individual farms. Better environmental enforcement. More technical assistance for farmers. An honest discussion about population. Greener development.


Southern Maryland News (Tue 21 Apr, 2015)
Tom Miller Receives Highest Univ. Award for Public Service
Staff quoted: Tom Miller, Don Boesch, Andrew Elmore, Keith Eshleman, Patricia Glibert, Rose Jagus, Rodger Harvey, Ed Houde, Michael Kemp, Tom Malone, Margaret Palmer, Allen Place, David Secor, Diane Stoecker
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SOLOMONS, Md. -- When Professor Tom Miller first arrived at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's historic Chesapeake Biological Laboratory 20 years ago, he knew little about blue crabs. Today, he knows more than most people in Maryland and has been at the forefront in advances in blue crab management in the Chesapeake Bay. This Friday, the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents honored Dr. Miller the 2015 USM Regents' Faculty Award for Public Service, the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.


Cumberland Times-News (Sun 19 Apr, 2015)
Evergreen Heritage Center president recipient of Johnson Environmental Education Award
Staff quoted: Eric Davidson, Don Boesch
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FROSTBURG — Janice Keene, president of the Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation, is the recipient of the 2015 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory.


The Times - Picayune (Fri 17 Apr, 2015)
BP oil spill: 5 years later, many environmental effects remain unclear
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The BP oil spill was gushing in late May 2010 when LSU graduate student Xuan Chen found himself on an Alabama beach collecting acrobat ants.


The Houston Chronicle (Fri 17 Apr, 2015)
5 years after spill, effects of oil on Gulf still uncertain
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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EAST GRAND TERRE ISLAND, La. - On a bright and beautiful March morning, not yet blistering for the bottom of the Louisiana boot, this isle is alive again. Shoots of green emerge beyond a thin beachhead. Brown pelicans perch on a sand spit while dolphins swim in the distance.


The Star Democrat (Tue 24 Mar, 2015)
Boesch speaks on the impacts of climate change
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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WYE MILLS — About 35 percent of Eastern Shore residents are concerned with the implications of climate change, according to a recent survey conducted by George Mason University and funded by the Town Creek Foundation, said Dr. Donald Boesch in a talk at the Aspen Institute on Friday, March 20.


The Washington Examiner (Fri 20 Mar, 2015)
BP spars with states, feds over Gulf of Mexico health
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Sniping between BP and the governments affected by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico 2010 oil spill is reaching a fever pitch as the five-year anniversary of the largest spill in U.S. history approaches.


The Star Democrat (Wed 4 Mar, 2015)
Sea level rise a serious concern for Delmarva
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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For decades, the joke has been made that folks in Arizona can't wait for the big earthquake that sends breaks California off from the mainland, creating oceanfront property in the Grand Canyon State. We wonder if folks in central Maryland are likewise rooting for sea level rise to swallow the Delmarva Peninsula, turning Rockville into the new Ocean City.


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