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2014-10-24 23:00:48

Dominion Enterprises and the local Code for America Brigade, Code for Hampton Roads teamed up for a

2014-10-20 08:31:23

iN2L's adaptive computer system showcased at the Leading Age Annual Meeting and Expo October 19-22 CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct.

2014-09-24 16:24:59

Baltimore's weather-predicting crustacean thinks warm temperatures will hang around for a little bit longer this autumn HUNT VALLEY, Md., Sept.

2014-09-14 04:20:17

Star-Spangled Spectacular Draws Huge Crowds to Baltimore BALTIMORE, Sept.

Susquehanna Flats
2014-09-04 03:00:08

The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Chesapeake Bay after Tropical Storm Agnes more than 40 years ago. However, the grasses mysteriously began to come back in the early 2000s.

2014-08-14 23:05:20

Free Event Series Hosted by RMI Showcasing Innovative Technologies in Maryland Manufacturing Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 On Aug.

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S.

2014-07-23 23:13:43

Megan Unterschute and James Macfarlane join the Baltimore based marketing fulfillment company. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Harris Media Group,


Latest Chesapeake Bay Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-22 09:08:59

Norfolk VA is located along the United States East Coast and has a climate that is moderated by the warm Gulf Stream Ocean current that travels up the coast. Many large storms impact the region. Temperatures for Norfolk VA: January and February are the coldest months for the city with average temps ranging in the 30F for lows and upwards to 50F for the highs. The month of March temperatures range is in the 40-60F range. April brings another increase in averages as the day time highs...

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
2008-05-21 10:41:37

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a breed that originated with two Newfoundlands rescued from a ship in Maryland in the 1800s. The Newfoundlands were bred with various dogs to create the breed. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an extremely resilient hunting dog, which can hunt under the most adverse conditions. The breed is also an excellent guard dog; it is very protective of its owner and its home. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has a strong body with a very large, powerful chest. The head of...

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2008-04-30 23:05:21

The Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica), also known as the American Oyster, Atlantic Oyster, or Virginia Oyster, is a species of oyster that is native to the eastern seaboard of North America. It is also farmed in Puget Sound, Washington, where it is known as the Totten Inlet Virginica. Like all oysters, the Eastern Oyster is a hard shellfish that comes in several different sizes, usually 2 to 6 inches long. It has hard edges that supply a tough shield against predators. They are...

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2007-04-19 05:49:59

The Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae found in the western Atlantic from Chesapeake Bay to southern Florida between latitudes 39° N and 17° N, at depths down to 82.02 ft (25 m). Its length is up to 2 ft (61 cm). The Atlantic stingray has a prominent triangular snout and broadly rounded outer corners of disc. There are a few scapular spines, and a mid-dorsal row of spines, but few spines on the tail beyond the pelvic fins. It inhabits coastal...

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