Category Archives: Watershed Management

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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Success: Why Strong Stormwater Regs, Rigorously Applied are Important.

… after three inches of rain, the silt fence and hay bales held.

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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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Capital Gazette Profile: Erik Michelsen, Anne Arundel Watershed Protection and Restoration Program

An excellent profile of the man, and description of the program, by E. B. (Pat) Furgurson III at <http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ph-ac-cn-people-watch-michelsen-0103-20160103-story.html&gt; People to watch: Erik Michelsen Watershed Protection and Restoration Program Administrator Erik Michelsen oversees the administration of the county’s multi-million dollar … Continue reading

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Endocrine Disruptors Fingered as Cause of Smallmouth Collapse in Susquehanna

A key issue for the Bay is the duration or geographic reach of endocrine disruptor effects as they travel down the Bay, and how is this influenced by factors such as stream flow, temperature, and salinity. If effects are long-lived, … Continue reading

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Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

[From Tundi Agardy, Island Resources friend and an expert on the Caribbean Sea, among other marine topics.] Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy © 2015 – Routledge 612 pages | 103 B/W Illus.  Look Inside Description Contents Editors … Continue reading

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Hooray! Runoff is becoming Mainstream

A note from Bruce Potter

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Last Saturday on the South River . . .

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Memorial for Capt. Jake (Walter Franklin) Jacobs, Pilot and South River Environmental Champion

Family and friends of Walter Franklin (Jake) Jacobs celebrated a memorial on Sunday (11 January, 2015) morning commemorating the late Captain Jacobs, who passed away this past Thursday. Jake’s family asked that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the … Continue reading

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A Reason NOT to Tinker with Coastal Processes

Flagged by Franklin McDonald, from yesterday’s NY Times Obviously the issues discussed in this opinion piece are not limited to the US coastline and the US Army Corps of Engineers. The MOST important point for small islands is that the … Continue reading

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