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Awaiting the return of the osprey

  Mid-February is a little early to begin seeing osprey here in the Chesapeake Bay, but they should be returning in the next few weeks from their winter vacations in South America.   The Chesapeake Bay region happens to be home to the largest breeding population of osprey in the World, so our area is…
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Tilghman Islanders Grow Oysters mid-year update

  Our oyster restoration program, Tilghman Islanders Grow Oysters, is officially halfway through the growing season!   In September, we placed over 100 cages of oyster spat on shell with volunteer growers throughout the Bay Hundred area. A few volunteers agreed to go above and beyond and have been measuring their oysters once a month…
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State of the Bay Report

We all know that the health of the Chesapeake Bay is not as good as it could be. However, the recent State of the Bay Report gave it a D-. While that doesn’t sound great, the Bay actually saw improvement in a number of important areas with most of the decline being in a single…
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What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine

As you probably know, the vaccination program for COVID-19 has begun. While it is not the role of an environmental center to tell you whether or not to get the vaccine, we believe it is our job to provide information on this topic as a member of your community and an education center.   I…
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