Oysters form on reef balls in the St. Marys River sanctuary

Study finds Maryland oyster sanctuaries likely to boost crab, perch fisheries

Timothy B. Wheeler, BayJournal.com The restoration of reefs in Maryland oyster sanctuaries may be unpopular with watermen, but a recent

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2019 Maryland Envirothon Champions. Photo (left to right): Chuck Gustin (coach), Vincent Sullens, Michael Deffinbaugh, Kristina Dube, Grace Miller, and Ben Springer are honored by Charles Rice, president of the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts.

Calvert High wins 29th Annual Maryland Envirothon

News Release, Maryland Department of Agriculture ANNAPOLIS, MD – A five-member team of students from Calvert High School in Calvert County

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Calvert, St. Mary’s & Charles set to compete for State High School Envirothon Title

Winning Teams from 14 Maryland Counties to Compete at St. Mary’s College News Release, Maryland Department of Agriculture ANNAPOLIS, MD –

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Atlantic white cedars grow in low, wet areas, including freshwater marshes, swamps, river banks and wet woods. (Sandy Richard/Flickr)

Atlantic white cedars helped to build nation, now need help rebuilding their population

As sea level rise is quick to take over trees’ habitat, efforts to replant saplings are slow to take root

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