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Investigating Stream Health with the Maryland Biological Stream Survey

Department of Natural Resources scientists look for several different indicators to evaluate the overall health of Maryland streams–here’s how they do it How can the Maryland Department of Natural Resources tell whether a stream is healthy or degraded? State scientists start by looking for critters. Every year scientists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources  Read the Rest…

Bloede Dam Removal Project Complete

Patapsco River Surges Back to Life One of the most important dam removal projects in the Mid-Atlantic is officially complete. Project partners announced today that the Bloede Dam removal and river restoration is finished and a significant portion of the Patapsco River now flows freely through Patapsco Valley State Park. After 18 months, often spent  Read the Rest…

Bloede Dam Removal Begins

Partnership Effort Restoring Patapsco River, Improving Public Safety Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered today on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam – an effort that has been a decade in the making, and will have major benefits for fisheries, public safety, recreation, and the health of  Read the Rest…