Improving fish habitat in the Patapsco River and preparing for the next Hurricane Sandy

Yesterday we held the quarterly meeting of the Baltimore Urban Waters Partnership.
US Fish and Wildlife Service Fishery Biologist Julie Devers presented on the agency’s efforts to monitor and improve fish habitat in the Patapsco River, including fish stocking programs and removal of obsolete dams to improve fish passage.

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Later, U.S. Geological Survey MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Director Bob Shedlock presented on the agency’s plan for rapid deployment for real-time storm surge monitoring during extreme weather events as part of it’s post-Sandy preparedness efforts.

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We are grateful to our colleagues at Department of Interior for their excellent work and commitment to resource monitoring, protection and enhancement, and their support of the Urban Waters Federal Partnerships.

The Consulting Group at SavATree provides project coordination support to the US Forest Service Northern Research Station, lead agency in the Baltimore Urban Waters Partnership.