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Four students take part in stormdrain stenciling at an elementary school
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has partnered with the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA), a program of the University of Maryland Extension, to collaborate on a variety of...

Nutrient Credit Trading Could Expand Maryland Oyster Aquaculture

Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) conducted a study to evaluate the potential effect of nutrient credit trading on the growth and profitability of Maryland’s aquaculture industry. Nutrient credit trading is a market approach to lowering the cost of...

Baltimore county AG Activity Book

The Baltimore County Ag Activity Book is a booklet geared towards youth ages 6 to 12 years old. The purpose of the bulletin is to provide education to visitors who enter the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park. The Baltimore County Extension office is located on the...

Water Consortium Symposium: Is Maryland's Water Future Sustainable and Secure? Opportunities and Challenges

Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
FWS Patuxent Research Refuge’s National Wildlife Visitor Center
The symposium will explore the management, policy, socio-economic challenges, research and outreach needs, and opportunities in sustaining Maryland's water supply for future generations. The symposium will revisit the Wolman Report and Recommendations developed after Maryland's last severe drought...

Panel Presentation: Restoration of the Bay and Local Waters

Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Learn about the restoration of the Bay, and how you can take part, from experts from the Chesapeake Bay Program. The panel will include: Dana Aunkst, Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Overview of the Bay Program Lucienda Power, Acting Branch Chief for Science, Analysis and...
Inside this Issue + Highlighting Extension’s Work in a Baltimore City Community garden + Walking the Talk of Equity and Inclusion + Calvert County Supports Local Water Quality + Watershed Stewards Academy retreat + Money,...More info
blue catfish
Since a recent purchasing agreement by state agencies made it possible to sell the invasive blue catfish to state institutions, Cathy Liu and Erin Carney of the University of Maryland Extension have...

Ospreys On the Patuxent

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Learn about Ospreys, the often-seen “fish hawk” of local rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. Special Guest, Greg Kerns, will cover Osprey biology on the Patuxent River, the provision of nesting platforms, efforts to increase their numbers, his banding program with the public, re-introduction efforts,...

Bay-Wise Friendly Lawn Care

Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Queen Anne's County Public Library
Everyone in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed lives within a half mile of a stream, river, or storm drain, how we treat our lawns can directly influence the health of our Bay. In this FREE class you learn, how to test your sil, when to fertilize your lawn, and how to read a fertilizer bay.
Screen shot of Landscape Archit. Magazine article on CBLP
Landscape Architecture Magazine featured the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals Certification Program and Wetlands Watch in its December 2017 issue. Read about it here: /sites/extension.umd.edu/...

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