• Mixed Results for Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) (7/30/2021) - Underwater grasses, or SAVs, have been in the news lately as the annual observations of their spread and health has recently been released. The results show the third consecutive year of overall decline. (See https://news.maryland.gov/dnr/2021/07/28/lingering-impacts-from-extreme-weather-events-affect-chesapeake-bay-underwater-grasses-in-2020/) However, several areas actually saw an … Continued
  • Letter to Planning Commissioners (6/22/2021) - On June 24th, the Planning Commission will meet to discuss the status of and review draft chapters of Environment and Community Facilities as part of the Comprehensive Plan update. CRC has submitted the following letter to the Commissioners. We encourage … Continued
  • Celebrate Earth Day All Week (4/20/2021) - Join with CRC for a spring clean up this Saturday, April 24th from 10 am until 1 pm.  Supplies will be provided at the Centreville Wharf and at Millstream Park.  Our longer term goal is to minimize the need for … Continued
  • Spring Clean Up (4/2/2021) - Join with other Conservancy volunteers on SATURDAY, APRIL 24th from 10 am until 1 pm to help clean up the Corsica watershed.  Meet up at one of two locations in Centreville to pick up gloves and trash bags:  the Wharf at … Continued
  • Talking Trash (3/26/2021) - No, this is not a post about the NCAA basketball tournament although those UMd women have been pretty amazing.  It’s about the sad state of roadsides throughout the watershed.  Roadsides that are covered with plastic, cans, bottles, construction debris and … Continued
  • Welcome to Spring! (3/16/2021) - Temperatures are warming, the geese are flying north and the ospreys and bluebirds have started building their nests.  It is a good time to take stock of our yards and our waterways. March 1 marks the end of the lawn … Continued
  • QAC Comprehensive Plan Update (1/26/2021) - Community Involvement Needed for Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan Update The County is currently updating its Comprehensive Plan. The update is required every 10 years and guides subsequent decision making including land use, zoning and permitting, and other activities in … Continued
  • Corsica Restoration 15 Years On (12/29/2020) -   CRC has just published a report on restoration efforts. Read the entire report here: The Course of the Corsica: A Report on Restoration.   As the Corsica restoration enters its 15th year, it continues to serve as a model … Continued
  • MDA Announces Conservation Buffer Initiative (12/17/2020) -   The Maryland Department of Agriculture has announced a pilot program that provides a new funding option for farmers who want to plant streamside buffers on their farms to improve the health of local streams and the Bay.  Sign ups … Continued
  • Talking (Less) Trash (10/13/2020) - You may have noticed that some roads in the watershed are distinctly cleaner.  That’s thanks to a group called Doing Good Together.  The all volunteer team works on hot spots in and around the watershed most weekends.  On two recent … Continued