River News

MRC Receives Major Grant for Agricultural Conservation

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) was recently awarded a grant of $451,960 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund to create a regional program that advances the implementation of conservation drainage practices and...

Ride for Clean Rivers Breaks Record – Tops $60,000

On Sunday, September 17, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) hosted hundreds of cyclists from across the region who converged at Chesapeake College to experience firsthand the Midshore’s natural beauty during the 13th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers. Close to 400...

Kristan Droter Joins MRC as Development and Event Coordinator

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) is pleased to announce that Kristan Droter has been hired as Development and Event Coordinator. Droter has a strong background in management, finance, sales and marketing. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with...

MRC & Oakland View Farms Win U.S. Sustainability Award

        Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and Oakland View Farms in Ridgely, Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay, were recently awarded the national Outstanding Achievement in Community Partnerships by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy for...

MRC Erects Waterfront Signs

  Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC), in partnership with Talbot County, has installed informational waterfront signs at Oak Creek Landing, Bellevue Landing & Marina, and Neavitt Landing. The attractive signs are an outreach tool to help readers...

MRC Launches Citizen Guide

Organizations and citizens wishing to actively contend with water pollution, have a new guide to assist them. Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA), with assistance from Jill Grant & Associates, have produced the Citizen Guide...

RIVERKEEPER ALERTS

ASH LEAF RUST ON CHOPTANK During the month of June 2017, we received mutiple reports of an orange-colored film over large stretches (2-5 miles) of the Choptank. After some investigations, it was determined to be fungus from ash leaf rust that was concentrating on the...
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