Category Archives: Monitoring

Pennsylvania Tries to Get Chesapeake Bay Pollution Right . . .

from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette <http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/outdoors/2017/04/16/Rural-pollutants-impact-Chesapeake-Pennsylvania-trout-streams/stories/201704160129&gt; [No wonder Pennsylvania is doing such a bad job meeting its pollution-reduction goals. According to this article from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, they’re trying to remove potassium as a major pollutant, and the Chesapeake Bay Program … Continue reading

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Capital Gazette: Driven to serve: Watershed leader Kincey Potter honored by bay trust

From the Capital Gazette, about Kincey’s ” Ellen Fraites Wagner Award” from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, for her efforts at watershed restoration and Bay improvements over the past 13 years. Driven to serve: Watershed leader Kincey Potter honored by bay … Continue reading

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Jenny Daltry: Antigua Clears Alien Mammals from 15 Offshore Cays

An Article by Dr. Jenny Daltry, the Fauna & Flora International (FFI) expert who has worked with the Antigua Environmental Awareness Group (EAG), and other partners to clear rats, mongooses and similar alien species from offshore cays in Antigua-Barbuda in … Continue reading

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University of Washington Helps NOAA Examine Potential for Citizen Science During Oil Spills

New post on NOAA’s Response and Restoration Blog University of Washington Helps NOAA Examine Potential for Citizen Science During Oil Spills by Office of Response and Restoration One area where volunteers could contribute to NOAA’s scientific efforts related to oil … Continue reading

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Measuring Development: the Importance of Statistics on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.

from a blog of the London School of Economics <http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2015/03/23/measuring-development-the-importance-of-statistics-post-2015/&gt; Wonder if the UN Statistical Office agrees that “there is no reason why data should remain the remit of statistical offices?” Measuring development: the importance of statistics on the post-2015 … Continue reading

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Dissolved Oxygen at the Head of Church Creek for 20 days June to July

These are the monitoring results from Church Creek, a sub-watershed in the South River watershed, early in the season — before it gets bad. Provided by a continuous monitor (“Connie” the con-mon) at the head of the tidal portion of the … Continue reading

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Bay Needs More Work and MONITORING

Report: Bay cleanup shows promise; more work and monitoring ahead File photo Stormwater runoff Polluted stormwater runoff — such as this sediment-laden water in Annapolis — is a vexing problem for the Chesapeake Bay. A report released Tuesday says several … Continue reading

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