• Summer 2020 Water Quality Problems (9/19/2020) - It’s been a tough summer for the Corsica River.  After an encouraging water quality report for 2019 (see ShoreRivers for the 2019 report card https://www.shorerivers.org/report-card ), several sediment plumes resulted in visibly cloudy water.  Sediment negatively affects the river in … Continued
  • What in the world is going on? On April 22nd, Earth Day celebrates 50 years. (4/18/2020) - On April 22, 1970 millions of people around the world celebrated the first Earth Day.  Much has been achieved since then but more needs to be done.  You may have seen photographs from space that mark noticeable changes in the … Continued
  • Proposed Settlement for Conowingo Dam Falls Short of Original Requirements (1/5/2020) - Maryland and the Exelon Corporation have recently announced a settlement that will dictate Conowingo Dam operations for the next 50 years and that falls far short of the state’s originally stated requirements.  Water flowing over the dam has contributed significantly … Continued
  • Grant Awarded to Plant “Edible Trail” at Bloomfield/Whitemarsh (12/20/2019) - The Chesapeake Bay Trust has recently awarded the Maryland Forest Service a grant to plant edible trees and bushes at the County’s Whitemarsh Park on Bloomfield Farm.  CRC supported this grant request and will provide some funding and volunteer support.  … Continued
  • Leave the Leaves (12/2/2019) - Leaves are a great source of nutrients and minerals.  Up to 80% of a tree’s nutrients and minerals end up in its leaves. With a little effort, you have a perfect way of getting these valuable nutrients and minerals back … Continued