Enviroment

Maryland Environmental Trust Protects Historic Cecil County Land

December 15, 2017
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The Maryland Environmental Trust and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy permanently protected 347 acres of Cecil County farmland and forestland along Route 213, the Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway. Chateau Bu-De donated a conservation easement to protect the land surrounding its winery
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Maryland’s Community Resilience Grants Now Available

December 13, 2017
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Local communities and nonprofits are invited to apply for funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to prepare for coastal flooding, storms and other climate-related impacts, and to enhance community resiliency and sustainability through natural, nature-based and green infrastructure.
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Maryland DNR Secretary – A Watershed Year for the Chesapeake Bay

December 8, 2017
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Photo: Satellite image of the Chesapeake Bay, provided by NASA

When this year began, I knew it held great promise for the future of our most precious natural resource and treasure, the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland is committed to protecting and restoring the nation’s largest estuary, and I’m pleased to say this year we’ve seen strong signs of progress.
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New weather station helps students learn at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

November 28, 2017
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Photo: A new weather station, shown here, has recently been installed on Fogg’s Cove at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The station is being used in CBMM’s K-12 school and ecology programming to monitor weather and water conditions, and is made possible through a generous gift from Lesley and Fred Israel.

A new, in-the-water weather station has recently been installed at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Fogg’s Cove along the Miles River.
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Thousands of daffodils planted at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

November 27, 2017
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Photo: More than 10,000 daffodil bulbs were recently planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. through the newly formed St. Michaels in Bloom organization.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (ST MICHAELS, MD – November 27, 2017) This November, more than 10,000 daffodil bulbs were planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as part of more than 25,000 bulbs planted in the entire Town of St. Michaels, Md. Funded through philanthropic support, the initiative is the brainchild of the newly...
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$21 Million Available for Chesapeake Bay Restoration Projects

November 27, 2017
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Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund Focuses on Water Quality; Local Governments and Nonprofits Encouraged to Submit Letters by January 19, 2018
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DNREC to hold public workshops, Wednesday, Nov. 29 and Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 seeking input on Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act regulatory process

November 27, 2017
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Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold two public workshops this week seeking input as DNREC begins the regulatory process for developing regulations for the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act, which Governor John Carney signed into law in August. The act requires the Department to develop and promulgate regulations for...
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Maryland Proposes Regulations for Faster, Better, Chesapeake Bay Restoration

October 12, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed regulations to establish the Maryland Water Quality Trading Program and accelerate the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while bringing economic benefits to Maryland.
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Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan Announces State Lawsuit Against EPA

September 27, 2017
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Governor Larry Hogan today directed Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its failure to act on a petition requiring power plants in five upwind states to reduce pollution that significantly affects the quality of the air that Marylanders breathe.
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Portions of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

September 26, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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