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From time to time, we will include here links to public correspondence that we feel is appropriate and informative.

  • October 13, 2016  -  For immediate release: State Report Says No Public Harvest—St. Mary's River Oyster Sanctuary Should Be Protected

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  • November 4, 2014  -  For immediate release: St. Mary's environmental group wins another federal grant - seeks homeowners to install rain gardens

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  • September 22, 2014  -  For immediate release: $3 Million will Reduce Pollution, Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

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  • September 1, 2014  -  For immediate release: RiverFest 2014 - Featuring the St. Maries Citty Militia & Annual River Wade-In

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  • July 2, 2014  -  For immediate release: St. Mary's River Watershed Association named Conservationist of the Year

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  • May 27, 2014  -  For immediate release: Boeing Funds Oyster Restoration for the 5th Year

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  • April 5, 2014  -  For immediate release: Bud Light cans prevalent at St. Mary's River annual clean up

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  • December 16, 2013  -  For immediate release: Governor appoint Lewis to ICPRB

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  • November 20, 2013  -  For immediate release: Local leadership class raises money and builds oyster reef

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  • January 31, 2013  -  For immediate release: Environmental Group & Local Developer Unveil River Friendly Home

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  • November 12, 2012  -  For immediate release: Partnership Kicks Off Re-Reef the Bay Project

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  • November 5, 2012  -  For immediate release: SMRWA Plants Homegrown Oysters - Invites Public to Oyster Reef Groundbreaking

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  • September 24, 2012  -  For immediate release: RiverFest at HSMC on October 13

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  • August 1, 2012  -  For immediate release: SMRWA Sets Up an Oyster Nursery

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  • June 16, 2012  -  For immediate release: SMRWA Brings Conservation Angle to Juneteenth 2012

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  • May 15, 2012  -  For immediate release: SMRWA Rain Garden workshop and installation

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  • April 30, 2012  -  For immediate release: Relentless River Advocate Bernie Fowler to be Toasted May 20

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  • April 16, 2012  -  For immediate release: Volunteers Give the St. Mary’s River a Spring Cleaning

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  • April 2, 2012  -  For immediate release: Free Rain Garden Workshop & Installation

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  • November 15, 2011  -  For immediate release: Boeing funds oyster restoration for third year

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  • September 12, 2011  -  For immediate release: One million rescued then dumped into river

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  • July 19, 2011  -  For immediate release: Incoming students to plant one million oysters

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  • July 1, 2011  -  For immediate release: Oyster Filtering Demo at Juneteenth

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  • June 30, 2011  -  For immediate release: SMRWA at the River Concert Series

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  • June 14, 2011  -  For immediate release: 115,000 oysters released into St. Mary's River sanctuary

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  • April 25, 2011  -  For immediate release: Celebrate the Rebirth of St. Mary’s River on May 15, 2011

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  • April 22, 2011  -  For immediate release: Annual Meeting of the St. Mary's River Watershed Association on May 15, 2011

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  • April 10, 2011  -  For immediate release: River Gets a Spring Cleaning
    More photos.

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  • February 22, 2011  -  For immediate release: SMRWA hosts Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

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  • November 4, 2010  -  For immediate release: NFWF funds St. Mary’s River restoration efforts

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  • October 30, 2010  -  For immediate release: Prohibit Arsenic in Chicken Feed-Health Hazard Unnecessary

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  • October 28, 2010  -  For immediate release: Health Advisory Lifted

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  • September 8, 2010  -  For immediate release: RiverFest at Historic St. Mary's City, Sept. 25

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  • August 28, 2010  -  For immediate release: Incoming Students Plant 500,000 Oysters

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  • June 18, 2010  -  For immediate release: 250,000 oysters help clean St. Mary's River

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  • May 1, 2010  -  For immediate release: Secretary Griffin to talk about St. Mary’s River oyster sanctuary

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  • April 28, 2010  -  For immediate release: Constellation Energy Awards $5,000 Eco-Star Grant to Create Oyster Sanctuary at Chancellor Point

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  • April 27, 2010  -  For immediate release: 1000 Letters Delay Oyster Sanctuary Decision.

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  • April 26, 2010  -  For immediate release: Second-Grade Students Visit St. Mary’s River.

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  • April 10, 2010  -  For immediate release: Spring Cleaning of St. Mary's River Nets a Dozen Tires

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  • March 21, 2010  -  For immediate release: Volunteers Needed for the St. Mary’s River Cleanup April 10

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  • November 2, 2009  -  For immediate release: Legacy Sediments, Stormwater, and our Chesapeake Bay. Erik Michelsen.

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  • April 28, 2009  -  For immediate release: Students Discover the St. Mary’s River Watershed

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  • January 14, 2009  -  For immediate release: Institute for Marine History uncovers vessels dating back to the Civil War era.

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  • July 19, 2008  -  For immediate release: Riverfest to be held Sept. 27 at Historic St. Mary's City

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  • Ocotber 11, 2007  -  For immediate release: STORMWATER – a Growing Threat to the St. Mary’s River

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  • Ocotber 10, 2007  -  For immediate release: The St. Mary’s River Watershed Association will present the State of the River report to the county commissioners on Tuesday, October 23rd in room 14 of the Governmental Center.

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  • March 15, 2006  -  For immediate release: Notice of Annual Meeting and Backyard Seminar: Grow Oysters to save the Bay       Flyer  54 KB

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  • Oct 22, 2005  -  For immediate release: About the St. Mary's River Watershed Association

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  • May 22, 2005  -  Recommendation to the County Commissioners on the Lexington Park Master Plan

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  • Mar 29, 2005  -  Recommendation to Maryland Department of the Environment regarding the location of a main sewer line and proposed impacts to wetlands and streams. Public Hearing - Recommendation Subdivision

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  • Mar 22, 2005  -  Recommendation to the Planning Commission on the proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance regarding Office Business Park category.

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