• Corsica Water Quality Testing Begins (6/12/2021) - CRC volunteers are working with ShoreRivers to test bacteria levels at two sites in the Corsica, at the Town Wharf and at the Corsica River Sailing Center.  Results are posted every Friday at theswimguide.org Results from the week of June … Continued
  • No Discharge Zone for Chester River in Effect May 17 (5/22/2021) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the Chester River and its tributaries are now a No Discharge Zone, an area of water where the discharge of all boat sewage — even when treated by a sanitation device — … Continued
  • Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey (5/22/2021) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the results of the 2021 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, which annually estimates the number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay. The 2021 results showed that the spawning age female numbers … 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
  • Blackout Dates for Lawn Fertilizer Applications in Effect (12/5/2020) - Maryland’s Lawn Fertilizer Law prohibits residents and lawn care professionals from fertilizing lawns with nitrogen and phosphorus products between November 16th and February 28th.  Fertilizer products may not be used to melt ice and snow on paved surfaces as the … Continued
  • Update About Progress in Restoring the Corsica River (11/23/2020) - Board President, Frank DiGialleonardo, sent the following letter to Conservancy members. October 23, 2020 Dear Friend of the Corsica River, As we proceed into the last quarter of this tumultuous year, we want to provide you with an update about … Continued
  • Corsica Watershed to Benefit From Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources Grant (8/24/2020) - As reported in the Chestertown Spy (August 18, 2020) and excerpted: Three years ago, six jurisdictions on the Eastern Shore teamed up with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to develop a system … Continued
  • Cover Crop Program Sign Up to Begin July 1 (7/6/2020) - The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced that online registration for this year’s cover crop program will begin on July 1.  For information, see http://www.qascd.com/