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Tremendous amount of SAV in Potomac

August 11th, 2015 · No Comments

Jeff Talbott (039, 047, 055)
We have seen a tremendous amount of SAV in the tidal Potomac embayments in Virginia this year. In Quantico Creek, the embayment is about ½ covered with SAV this year. Hydrilla, Eurasian watermilfoil and a few others. Aquia Creek has a large bed near the mouth and beds near the shores [...]

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Lots of SAV in Hunting Creek, Gunston Cove, and Belmont Bay/Occoquan

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Chris Jones (Quad 039)
Beaucoups of SAV at Hunting Cr, Gunston Cove and Belmont Bay/Occoquan!
The usual suspects: Hydrilla, Certophyllum, and Vallisneria among others.

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Ruppia in the Choptank River, Maryland

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

There was a decent population of pondweed in the Tred Avon in early summer but it is mostly gone now. Recently, there has been a good

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August update on SAV in St. Mary’s River

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments

I paddled from St. Mary’s College south, surveying shore from north of Chancellors Point, around Rosecroft Point, across to Windmill Point and along parts of the western shore back to the college.

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Thick SAV near Smith Island

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments

We were out surveying around Smith Island Monday and Tuesday. The widgeon grass

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No SAV in St. Mary’s River

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Yesterday, we found virtually no SAV on the St. Mary’s. We visited Windmill Point

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Widgeon Grass near Cedar Island

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Ken Schultz (Quads 100, 101)
I’ve encountered large amounts of SAV on two successive trips in the Bay this week, both in the same area of Maryland. This is around Cedar Island, in Fishing Creek, and Crooked Creek and that general vicinity, just north, northeast of Great Fox Island. Dense stands of widgeon grass, coming almost [...]

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More Eelgrass in South Bay

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Earlier I mentioned that as were mapping the South Bay bed from the 2013 photos we were stuck by the large number of ‘dark specks’ on the photos in an area at the south end of South Bay which we had not mapped yet.  These specks were in an area adjacent to an area we [...]

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Hart-Miller Island SAV September 2013 Survey

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments

 
Maryland Environmental Service (MES) Environmental Staff conducted an SAV survey along the western side of Hart-Miller Island (HMI) on September 13, 2013.  HMI is located at the mouth of Back River near Hawk Cove in Baltimore County.  Observations were made along two 3 mile transects 20 ft. and 50 ft. off of the western shoreline [...]

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SAV in Hunting Creek

September 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Chris Jones, George Mason University (Quad 034)
Here are two views of Hunting Creek (large half-moon shaped bay on the Virginia side of the Potomac River, just downstream from the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge), at very low tide. These two views basically face each other across Hunting Creek:

View 1 is looking South from the George [...]

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