2012 Report Card - Eastern Bay, Choptank, Miles, and Wye Rivers (Page 1)

2012 Report Card - Eastern Bay, Choptank, Miles, and Wye Rivers

12 April 2013

This report card is an assessment of the aquatic health of the Eastern Bay, Choptank, Miles, and Wye Rivers, and is based on data collected by the Midshore Riverkeeper scientists and Midshore Creekwatchers. It is the third annual report card which discusses the status of river health in the midshore during 2012 based on five different indicators.


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2012 Pipe Creek Report Card (Page 1)

2012 Pipe Creek Report Card

Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Heath Kelsey, Katie Foreman ·
20 March 2013

Pipe Creek is a small tributary to Sandusky Bay on the south-central shore of Lake Erie. The Pipe Creek watershed is largely developed by a combination of urban and agricultural land uses. Pipe Creek is best known for its 97 acre State Wildlife Area located at the mouth of Pipe Creek, which was constructed in the early 1990s as a mitigation site for wetlands destroyed by development elsewhere.


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2011 Maryland Coastal Bays report card (Page 1)

2011 Maryland Coastal Bays report card

Jane Thomas, Bill Dennison, Adrian Jones ·
19 November 2012

The aim of this report card is to provide a transparent, timely, and geographically detailed assessment of 2011 Coastal Bays health. Coastal Bays health is defined as the progress of four water quality indicators (total nitrogen, total phoshorus, Chlorophyll a, dissolved oxygen) and two biotic indicators (seagrass, hard clams) toward scientifically derived ecological thresholds or goals.


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Healthy Harbor Report Card (Page 1)

Healthy Harbor Report Card

Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Heath Kelsey ·
4 October 2012

This report card was developed to help lead private citizens, government, and businesses toward a healthy Baltimore Harbor, which is swimmable and fishable by 2020. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, and Blue Water Baltimore, published this Healthy Harbor Report Card to help work toward clean, safe, and accessible streams and Harbor for everyone.


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A vision for America's Great Watershed Report Card

Heath Kelsey, Caroline Donovan, Brianne Walsh, Jonathan Kellogg, Bill Dennison, Alexandra Fries ·
27 September 2012

Report cards can be part of a tiered approach to communicating results with varying technical detail. Our vision for this report card framework is based on goals identified in America’s Great Watershed Initiative and derived from principles of Integrated River Basin Management. The framework includes balanced information from Social, Economic, and Environmental sectors, and is intended to be transparent and clear.


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2011 Nanticoke River Report Card (Page 1)

2011 Nanticoke River Report Card

30 July 2012

The 3rd annual Nanticoke River report card scores five indicators, using data collected by state agencies and Nanticoke Creekwatchers volunteers. It summarizes ecosystem health of both the tidal river and non-tidal creek areas within the Nanticoke watershed, as well as the Fishing Bay watershed. The report card also provides information to help local residents make healthier choices for the Nanticoke.


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Samoa 2012 Environmental Outlook: developing a vision for the next 50 years (Page 1)

Samoa 2012 Environmental Outlook: developing a vision for the next 50 years

Tracey Saxby, Heath Kelsey, Adrian Jones, Tim Carruthers ·
13 June 2012

This document is the initial stage of assessment for Samoa's State of the Environment. Samoa's rich cultural heritage and future prosperity depends on a healthy environment. Over the past 50 years, Samoa's environment has been pressured by increasing population and development, agricultural expansion, invasive species of plants and animals, and disasters such as tsunamis, cyclones, and fires.


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Samoa 2012 Environmental Outlook: developing a vision for the next 50 years (Samoan) (Page 1)

Samoa 2012 Environmental Outlook: developing a vision for the next 50 years (Samoan)

Tracey Saxby, Heath Kelsey, Adrian Jones, Tim Carruthers ·
13 June 2012

This document is the initial stage of assessment for Samoa's State of the Environment. Samoa's rich cultural heritage and future prosperity depends on a healthy environment. Over the past 50 years, Samoa's environment has been pressured by increasing population and development, agricultural expansion, invasive species of plants and animals, and disasters such as tsunamis, cyclones, and fires.


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2011 Chester River Report Card (Page 1)

2011 Chester River Report Card

22 April 2012

This report card summarizes 2011 water quality in the Chester River, based on data collected by the Chester River Association and various partners. It examines the health of the river in both tidal and non-tidal regions, and provides information on what concerned stakeholders can do to help improve water quality.


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