• CRC Letter to Centreville Town Council on Carter Farm Proposal (5/8/2022) - The property known as the Carter Farm on Chesterfield Avenue in Centreville, is some of the last remaining undeveloped land within the town. Because the property has significant waterfront along the Corsica River, CRC has closely tracked proposals for its … Continued
  • CRC Letter to County Commissioners (5/7/2022) - CRC sent its final comments on the 2021 Comprehensive Plan to the County Commissioners on April 11. The Plan clearly and repeatedly expresses the intent of the County to be an exemplary steward of its natural resources. It recognizes the … Continued
  • MDE’s Enforcement of Water Quality Rules Found Lacking (3/11/2022) - Maryland’s Department of the Environment (MDE) has responsibility for enforcing rules designed to minimize water pollution. That responsibility rests in MDE’s Water and Science Administration (WSA). A recent report by the Chesapeake Accountability Project, made up of five non-profit organizations, … Continued
  • Release of NOAA-led Report on Sea Level Rise (2/19/2022) - Sea level rise is accelerating. According to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-led report recently released, the United States is expected to experience as much sea level rise by the year 2050 as it witnessed in the previous hundred years, … Continued
  • General Assembly 2022 Legislative Initiatives (2/17/2022) - The Maryland General Assembly is now in session and considering a number of bills with implications for the Bay and the Corsica watershed. A few of them are highlighted below. Contact our District 36 representatives to voice your opinion. Sen … Continued
  • Bay Crossing Study Preferred Alternative Announced (12/23/2021) - The Maryland Transportation Authority and the Federal Highway Administration have completed the Tier 1 study of a new Chesapeake Bay crossing, required by the National Environmental Policy Act. The study recommends that the best of the options they considered is … Continued
  • Gaps in the Comprehensive Plan Draft (12/3/2021) - The public has been asked to comment on the County’s draft Comprehensive Plan. CRC has been providing comments throughout the process based on the longstanding restoration strategy for the Corsica–what’s best for the river and for the watershed. If you … Continued
  • Beautiful But Deadly: Spotted Lanternfly (10/27/2021) - The spotted lanternfly is the latest invasive species to be found in the Mid-Atlantic area. The first 2020 hatch of this dangerous pest was spotted in Cecil County in May. https://news.maryland.gov/mda/press-release/2020/05/21/department-confirms-first-spotted-lanternfly-hatch-of-2020/ The insect can destroy agriculture crops, including corn and … Continued
  • Corsica River Water Testing Results for Summer 2021 (9/10/2021) - CRC volunteers worked with ShoreRivers to test bacteria levels at two sites in the Corsica, at the Town Wharf and at the Corsica River Sailing Center (CRYC). The units for bacteria samples are colony-forming units (cfu), and ShoreRivers utilizes the … Continued
  • Mark your calendar for Corsica River Day (9/2/2021) - Sunday, September 12, 2021, noon till 4 pm – Corsica River Sailing Center at Ship Point – 589 Conquest Road, Centreville – Free Family Event with Fun for All –   Activities for kids and adults include pony rides, kayaking, … Continued