Tag: United States Department of Agriculture

Pollen Hits High in Maryland

Pollen Hits High in Maryland

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Pollen counts are hitting a high this week here in Annapolis and around Maryland. Runny nose, sneezy and itchy eyes? Experts are predicting “a particularly robust spring allergy season.” Find out what you can do. According to the Washington Post (April 21, 2016): “Misery can be measured in many ways — waiting rooms or […]

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Paws Pet Boutique celebrating 16 years

Paws Pet Boutique celebrating 16 years

| September 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Ben is salivating in anticipation of Paws pet boutique’s Sweet 16 Anniversary Party on Friday, September 25 from 6 to 8 pm. As the Jack Russell mascot of the boutique, Ben knows the celebration means complimentary dog cake will be served. Definitely his favorite! As a “Thank you” for all the support over […]

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Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

| February 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The story of the evolving relationship between the people and swans of the Chesapeake Bay will be told through a curated collection of decoys, photographs, and artifacts in a new exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation will open Saturday, April 1, 2015 and continue through April 3, […]

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Watershed Stewards Academy to host conference in Davidsonville

Watershed Stewards Academy to host conference in Davidsonville

| February 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Watershed Stewards Academy to host conference in Davidsonville.  This year’s conference will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2015, from 8:30 am – 4pm, in a new location:  Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD.     The Watershed Stewards Academy, a program of the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, trains […]

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City announces plans for Spring GreenScape

City announces plans for Spring GreenScape

| January 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

Join Mayor Michael Pantelides and the Annapolis community as we celebrate 24 years of making Annapolis a beautiful place during Spring GreenScape on Saturday, April 25. GreenScape is a volunteer effort that encourages and supports individuals and organizations to plant and maintain native gardens in public areas throughout the City of Annapolis. Volunteers clean up and plant […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

Chesapeake Bay Trust Partners For The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced that the Chesapeake Bay Trust is one of 91 initial organizations nationwide that have been approved as member organizations to help implement the Obama Administration’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC). The 21CSC is a national collaborative effort to put America’s […]

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More Free Meals For Anne Arundel’s School Aged Children

More Free Meals For Anne Arundel’s School Aged Children

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will continue to provide nutritional resources for children across the county again this summer, expanding its free summer meals program at 15 sites and aiming to serve nearly 70,000 meals by the time school resumes in August.  The program will run Monday through Thursday from June 24 through August 15. […]

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O’Malley Requests Federal Drought Assistance

O’Malley Requests Federal Drought Assistance

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Governor Martin O’Malley has formally submitted a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. Governor O’Malley sent the letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack of the U. S. Department of Agriculture.   […]

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