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UME to Partner in $10M Multi-Institutional Aquaculture Research Project
Jul 16, 2020 -- University of Maryland Extension (UME) faculty are partnering in a multi-institutional aquaculture research project, led by UMD’s A. James Clark School of...
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A Community Reclaims Its Waterfront Heritage
Jan 28, 2020 -- For years, the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company hosted the town’s annual carnival at a waterfront park along a bend in the Choptank River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. The venue, located at...
Watershed Stewards Academy accepting applications
Aug 6, 2019 -- The University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension, along with the Cecil County Government, are proud to announce that the fourth Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) class will be held this fall, based...
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Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy Marks Third Graduating Class
Jan 2, 2019 -- ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil County Government and the University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension are pleased to announce the graduation of the third Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) class. A...
Oyster Farmers Get a Leg Up in the Business
Sep 23, 2015 -- James Pitcher grabs a rope dangling off his wooden dock and hauls up a cage filled with dripping oysters. The shellfish are growing in knotty clumps, and they’re getting big. "This is a lot...
Living Shoreline Presentation
Aug 19, 2015 -- Do you own waterfront property and want to learn more about options to reduce shoreline erosion? Then plan on attending Living Shorelines 101 - Basics of Living Shoreline Practices, a presentation...
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Green Landscaping In Baltimore
Dec 3, 2013 -- It’s ironic that the best yard on the block may not be all that “green” because conventional landscaping can be detrimental to the environment. The good news is there is a “green landscaping...
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