Some Good News for Bay Health

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In two areas, recent data show improvements that indicate Bay health. Maryland’s DNR fall oyster survey recorded a “remarkable” year for both numbers and distribution of juvenile oysters. The survey’s spatfall intensity index, a measure of reproductive success and potential … Continued

Centreville Town Council Passes Plastic Bag Ban

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On July 20, the Town Council of Centerville passed a ban on single-use carry-out plastic bags 4-0 with the 5th Member recusing himself. Ordinance 2023-2 calls for a ban on plastic bags and a 10-cent charge for paper bags. Similar … Continued

Bay Grasses in the News

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Bay grasses, known as submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), are making a comeback in the Bay according to recent data from monitoring officials at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and reported in the Bay Journal But eel grass has … Continued