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    Tuesday, April 27, 2021: Changing Weather, Changing Farms, Opportunities to Reduce Chesapeake Harm

    Free UMCES Webinar: Future Chesapeake Bay health will depend on the combined influence of environmental changes and peoples’ responses to those changes. Dr. Lisa Wainger will describe research into these combined effects that found that adaptations that farmers are already making to improve crop growth under changing weather are likely to prevent some harm to…

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    Tuesday, April 20, 2021: Stream Restoration: Is it Helping Our Streams and the Chesapeake Bay?

    Free UMCES Webinar:   Healthy streams are dynamic, diverse ecosystems that provide society with many benefits. Since many streams in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are severely degraded, stream restoration is increasingly used to improve their water quality. Yet, the effectiveness of projects implemented is still questionable, and recovery is a slow, complex task. Dr. Solange Filoso…

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    Tuesday, April 20, 2021: Stream Restoration: Is it Helping Our Streams and the Chesapeake Bay?

    Free UMCES Webinar: Healthy streams are dynamic, diverse ecosystems that provide society with many benefits. Since many streams in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are severely degraded, stream restoration is increasingly used to improve their water quality. Yet, the effectiveness of projects implemented is still questionable, and recovery is a slow, complex task. Dr. Solange Filoso has monitored…

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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021: What’s in Our Water: A Chemical Perspective of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Free UMCES Webinar: Have you ever wondered what’s in your drinking water? We use chemicals in our daily lives, but which ones might end up in a local stream or the Chesapeake Bay? How efficient can wastewater treatment be, and what chemicals are unintentional made in the process? Water is the foundation of life, but…

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    Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Depleting the Immense Protein Factory that was Chesapeake Bay

    Free UMCES Webinar: In 1940, H.L. Mencken referred to Chesapeake Bay as “the immense protein factory.” In the late 1800s, its oyster and shad fisheries led the world in harvests and economic value. Waterfowl rafts covered miles of its winter surface. Sturgeon and terrapins were everywhere. Dr. Victor Kennedy, author of Shifting Baselines in the…

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    Tuesday, March 30, 2021: Free Webinar: The US Ocean Decade – Messages for the Chesapeake Bay and CBL

    This year marks the start of the UN Decade for Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. This exciting program seeks to conduct the science we need for the oceans we want. Involvement of government, academic and citizen scientists is strongly encouraged – and we are seeing involvement of groups who have not been traditionally represented in…

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    October 27, 2020: Reducing Plastic Waste and Pollution

    FREE public webinar. We’re all used to disposal plastic, but some of it ends up in our streams, rivers, the Chesapeake Bay, and ultimately the ocean, harming the wildlife and sealife. CBL scientists partnered with restaurants on Solomons Island and with the Calvert and St. Mary’s County Public Middle Schools to work together on reducing…

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    October 20, 2020: Decades of Change in the Patuxent River and its Tributary Companions

    FREE public webinar. The Patuxent River estuary has been changing for centuries, but we have relatively detailed information on the ecology of the river for only the most recent decades. In annual reports of the overall ‘health’ of the River, the Patuxent consistently receives poor grades, despite extensive restoration efforts. During this seminar, discover how…

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    October 13, 2020: Patuxent River Research Cruises: Building on a scientific & educational legacy

    FREE public webinar. It is critical to understand how natural and human factors affect the Chesapeake Bay’s ecosystems if we are to restore, manage and sustain this unique estuary. In 2018, CBL developed the Patuxent River Research Cruise Program (PAX) to build our scientific knowledge of the Patuxent River ecosystem while helping to train the…

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    October 6, 2020: Striped Bass are Built for Success: Weathering pollution, climate change, & their own charismatic stripes

    FREE public webinar. Chesapeake Bay striped bass move up and down the Atlantic coast from their estuarine birthplace. Until recently we have only seen glimpses of this movement when tagged fish are caught by anglers or scientists. Now with electronic transmitters embedded in the tummies, or chemical tracers in bones in their ears we can…

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