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Susquehanna Flats post-Irene, 08-31-11

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Lee Karrh and I checked out the Susquehanna Flats today to see how the SAV faired after Hurricane Irene.  The sun was shining and the winds were light, a stark contrast from this weekend.  We launched out of Turner’s Creek on the Sassafras and made the run to the south side of the Flats proper.  The waters around [...]

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Fall eelgrass monitoring (St. Mary’s River)

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

MD DNR visited our St. George Island eelgrass restoration plots on November 8, 2010.  The water was a balmy 52 degrees (F), but clarity was good (Secchi ~1m), so we were able to assess the plots from the boat. Unfortunately, we didn’t see any plants in the 2006 plots at the south end of SGI.  These areas [...]

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06/09/09 Kirwan and Marshy Creeks

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Becky Raves Golden, MD DNR (Quads 32, 33)
We surveyed Kirwan and Marshy Creeks (Kent Narrows/ Prospect Bay) on 06/09/2009.  We didn’t see any grass in the second northside cove of Kirwan Creek, but there were a few sprigs of milfoil (Ms) and horned pondweed (Zp) floating nearby.  The first cove on the south side of Kirwan Creek and upstream [...]

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