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Chesapeake Bay grasses down in 2011; rain, heat blamed

Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay declined more than 20 percent last year, hurt by summer heat and heavy rains and snow melt that sent tons of mud and debris into the bay, the Chesapeake Bay Program said Wednesday. The ...

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100K menhaden on beaches may have been dumped

OCEAN CITY — The Maryland Department of the Environment now estimates that 100,000 dead menhaden have washed up on Maryland and Delaware beaches. Department spokeswoman Dawn Stoltzfus says many of the fish found Sunday were missing their heads and appeared ...

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Ban on felt-soled waders in Md. streams has retailers scrambling (access required)

Maryland will become the first state to ban the felt-soled fishing boots that an invasive algae uses to travel from stream to stream. But the ban will have consumers scrambling to replace gear and retailers left with boots they can ...

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