• 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
  • 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