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    Posted February 28, 2020

    March 24, 2020: John Wright Educational Series – Trivia Night (Annapolis, MD)

    Join the Severn River Association for a new Trivia Night – Severn River Edition.  We had a lot of fun with the Chesapeake Bay trivia night, so we are focusing on the Severn River this time. Please come join us. Please note that this is the 4th Tuesday rather than our usual 3rd Tuesday for…

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    Posted October 14, 2019

    (Annapolis, MD) Oyster Restoration and Farming Updates (Severn River Association series)

    Union Jacks British Pub, 2072 Somerville Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401 First, SRA will present a brief update on oyster health in the Severn River based on water quality monitoring and observations noted during a dive to visit the oyster restoration reefs. Second, the main course: Severn years ago, there were no oysters in St. Jerome…

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    Posted July 8, 2019

    John Wright Speaker Series: Land Conservation on the Severn – Then and Now

    The Severn River Association hosts two speakers from the Scenic Rivers Land Trust, Executive Director Rick Leader and Conservation Director Sarah Knebel will review 30 years of land protection in the Severn River watershed. They’ll cover conservation easements, what land has been protected, and what the big opportunities are for future protection. For more information…

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    Posted June 14, 2019

    John Wright Speaker Series: Why Is The Severn River Yellow Perch In Decline?

    Each year, in early March, the colorful Yellow Perch return to spawn in the Severn River headwaters, Severn Run. However, they fail to produce mature offspring, possibly due to disruption in their reproductive system and habitat caused by poor water quality. They clearly are trying to survive. SRA has been tracking the Yellow Perch laying…

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    Posted May 13, 2019

    Severn River Assoc. annual meeting and John Wright Speaker Series

    Featured speaker: Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Mr. Pittman will offer remarks about the county’s plans to protect and celebrate the Severn River, our oyster restoration programs and all Anne Arundel County waterways. A happy hour/cash bar begins at 6 PM.  There will be a buffet a 6:30 PM ($30) as a social networking…

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    Posted April 11, 2019

    John Wright Speaker Series: Severn River Association SAV Navy

    The SAV Is Back! How’s It Doing? It’s that time of year again, a time when fresh grass is growing, but not in your yard, but just below the surface of the Severn River.  Join us to hear Brooke Landry with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Brooke is DNR’s commander-in-chief of efforts throughout…

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    Posted March 4, 2019

    John Wright Speaker Series (Severn River Association)

    Tyler Balderson from Bartlett Tree Experts will discuss how to maintain trees in the critical area. The Critical Area includes all land within 1,000 feet of Maryland’s tidal waters and tidal wetlands. He will address questions like the “Chesapeake Haircut”, permitting requirements, the best species for steep slopes, and recognizing distressed trees before they die….

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    Posted February 7, 2019

    Severn River Association Speaker Series – Stormwater Enforcement

    Jesse Iliff, South Riverkeeper with Arundel Rivers Federation will review stormwater compliance and enforcement efforts in Anne Arundel County and outline what the county can do to properly protect our waterways. Come early for 1/2 price burgers.

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    Posted January 2, 2019

    Severn River Association Speaker Series – Fishing on the Severn

    A Fisherman’s Best Friend – Oyster Reefs! Our special guest speaker will be renowned naturalist, educator and avid fisherman, John Page Williams, naturalist with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Severn River Association Speaker Series is a monthly Educational Series meeting sponsored by the Severn River Association (SRA).  

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    Posted November 14, 2018

    Severn River Association Speaker Series – State of the Severn

    How Did The Severn River Fare In 2018? Water quality on the Severn River was dramatically different this year.  Dr. Andrew Muller, associate professor of oceanography at the U.S. Naval Academy, will shed some light on what this year’s weather means for the Severn River’s fisheries and swimming beaches. The Severn suffered through algae blooms, mud…

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