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Chesapeake Conservancy is photo-mapping the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River
Keep an eye out over the next few weeks for a funny-looking red raft, rigged with a 10-foot pole topped with cameras, cruising the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River. The pontoon boat is run by the Chesapeake Conservancy, an Annapolis-based environmental group, and a Virginia technology company,...
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9 charged connection with death of 15-year-old Gaithersburg girl
Police in Virginia have charged nine people, including five juveniles, in connection with the death of a Maryland girl who was reported missing in December. Fairfax County Police in Virginia said Wednesday that the body of 15-year-old Damaris Reyes Rivas was found Saturday in Springfield, Virginia....
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Fairfax County Virginia Virginia Northern Virginia Crime Potomac River Death Montgomery County Maryland Maryland
Park service plans more paddling access to Potomac in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service says it plans to expand public access for kayaking and rowing on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia's Georgetown neighborhood. The agency said in a statement this week it has approved a plan for the phased development of 42,000 square feet ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Washington D.C. National Park Service Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Potomac River Alexandria Virginia West Virginia Virginia Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Legislation proposes banning cownose ray hunting tournaments
Groups advocating against the competitive killing of cownose rays in the Chesapeake Bay are asking state legislators to end the practice. Animal rights organizations, including the Humane Society, Animal Welfare Institute and the Save the Rays coalition, on Tuesday testified in favor of Senate...
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