Chesapeake Bay

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a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland

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Before building a home in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, owners must first build a protective seawall to prevent land erosion (e-ro-sion).
This year's regional summit in Annapolis will highlight the benefits of manure-to-energy conversion using thermo chemical processes in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Although the area is just outside of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, farming practices in the Town Brook Watershed closely resemble those across the Allegheny Plateau-the headwater region of the the Chesapeake's watershed.
Our voyage, I think, was a good effort to interest people with varied interests in improving the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Environmentally, this project will remove a significant amount of poultry litter from land application, thereby eliminating the risk of any portion of the nitrogen or phosphorous in this litter or manure from finding its way into the Chesapeake Bay watershed," Willey said.
The assessment evaluated Pennsylvania's implementation of programs to reduce pollution going to waterways within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The four programs include the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program, Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative, the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative, and the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion.
That's what soil scientist Greg McCarty and USDA Forest Service ecologist Megan Lang have been working towards as they pioneer the merging of two remote sensing technologies to map forested wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
But, thanks to emergency congressional funding and with the support of local and regional conservation groups, the Navy has embarked on the largest shoreline stabilization project in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
AMERICAN FORESTS planted a million oak, cedar, cypress, and tupelo across 1,800 acres of an acquired clearcut site to help restore habitat for black bear and the endangered southeastern short-tailed shrew and improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
From the Chesapeake Bay watershed to the Mississippi watershed, municipalities and industries across the country are being required to remove nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater.
This RFP sets forth the process that will be used for competitively selecting recipients that will provide strategic communication planning and implementation, including production and distribution of print, Web, and multimedia products intended to meet the prescribed environmental results in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education: reducing non-point source pollution, such as nutrient and sediment loads and meaningful educational watershed experiences for students
2013 federal court ruling that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's total maximum daily load for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
To ensure new practices are suitable for use under real farm conditions throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, research is conducted at sites in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York.
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