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Lack of SAV in Cocktown Creek, September 2012

September 12th, 2012 · No Comments

We’ve only taken a few student groups out this Fall for our SAV survey program, but we have been struck by the lack of SAV in much of the creek. Many areas that typically supported fairly dense beds in years past are literally devoid of any growth at all.

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Fall 2009 Season Summary from Cocktown Creek

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Our seventh grade classes from Calvert County Public Schools have completed their fall SAV monitoring project on Cocktown Creek (Quad #041).  The results were about what we’d expected, plenty of Hydrilla with lesser amounts of Coontail and some small remaining patches of Wild Celery.  The Naiads that were detected early in the season nearly disappered [...]

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Cocktown Creek, Calvert County

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Greetings!
The CHESPAX staff (Calvert County Public School system’s environmental education) did a pre-school check-up of our SAV study site on Cocktown Creek on 8/26/2009.  The creek is a tributary of the Patuxent River near Huntingtown, MD (Quad #41).
Nearly all of the expected species were present, including extremely dense beds of Hv, fairly robust growth of Nm [...]

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