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Infectious Diseases Play Part Of Declining Chesapeake Blue Crab Population
2014-06-17 03:49:40

National Science Foundation It's almost summer. Seafood restaurants from coast-to-coast are serving platter after platter of steaming crabs, ready for hammering and picking. The supply seems endless, but is it? Not if we're talking about blue crabs from Chesapeake Bay. The bay's iconic blue crab population has dropped to levels not seen since before restrictions were placed on the fishery more than five years ago. What's to blame? A long and, by Mid-Atlantic standards, brutal...

2014-04-26 23:00:44

Today the nation’s leading park advocacy organization, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, filed an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a plan for restoring clean water in Chesapeake streams and rivers. NPCA, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, and 26 additional organizations are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Third Circuit to uphold a federal district court’s September 2013 ruling...

2014-04-01 23:30:55

Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban are participating in the Legal Food Frenzy Food Drive to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. They are accepting non-perishable food donations and monetary contributions to benefit the cause. Chesapeake, Virginia (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Chesapeake law office of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, PC is competing against other legal professionals to collect donations for the Legal Food Frenzy Food Drive. The...

2014-02-26 23:01:01

Hospice of the Chesapeake Describes How Deyta Helped Them Do More with Less and Grow Their Bereavement & Counseling Programs Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today the release of a customer success story on Hospice of the Chesapeake called, “Bereavement Program Flourishes by Leveraging Deyta’s Smart Solution.” The story focuses on Chesapeake’s use of Deyta’s Bereavement & Counseling Management solution to manage their hospice and community...

2014-02-19 12:21:43

The Only Honda Dealership In Hampton Roads To Win For 2013 CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Honda Motor Company, Ltd. has named Priority Honda a winner of the President's Award. Priority was the only Honda dealership in Hampton Roads to be recognized for 2013. The Chesapeake dealership has won the award 6 times since its launch in 2007. In order to qualify for the President's Award a Honda dealership must excel in a number of categories, including...

2014-01-31 08:21:36

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Chesapeake. Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) terminals are specialized facilities that allow customers to transfer a large array of commodities between rail cars and trucks. TBT terminals are owned by Norfolk Southern and operated by independent contractors that are industry experts in facilitating safe and efficient bulk transfer and distribution. The...

2013-10-02 23:33:33

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Karen Parvin, DMD, FAGD, of Chesapeake, Virginia received the association’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, held from June 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tenn. Chesapeake, Virginia (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. To accomplish this goal, Dr. Parvin...

Jamestown Settlers Were Cannibals During Harsh Winter Of 1609-1610
2013-05-02 07:48:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New Evidence suggests the settlers at Jamestown, Virginia in 1609-1610 resorted to cannibalism in the face of a harsh winter with a shortage of food stock. Archeologists working closely with the Smithsonian have made the discovery after careful analysis of human remains unearthed at the site in 2012. William Kelso of the Jamestown Rediscovery Project at Preservation Virginia, and his archeological colleagues have been working at...

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2012-06-15 02:46:18

Symbol: PAPA35 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: PanicumpaludosumRoxb. distribution:USA(MD) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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