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Mallows Bay-Potomac River nomination
to become a National Marine Sanctuary


Thank you to all who commented for the scoping process. Written comments included over 100 groups and individuals in favor of a larger sanctuary!

MWS comments here (2 MB pdf)

More details here


Degradation of Mattawoman to continue if Comprehensive Plan is not improved!

Experts say this comp plan is the “last opportunity” to assure Mattawoman’s health, but the present plan “will not” do it.

 Details here.


News

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  • MWS sponsored clean-up On November 14th, 2015, MWS volunteers led over a dozen Lackey High School students, parents, and teachers in a trash clean-up on the shores the Mattawoman Creek estuary. About ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2015, 7:01 AM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS helps state science MWS has donated an instrument to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to assist in a special water-quality study of Mattawoman Creek and its tributaries. The instrument, a "conductivity ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2015, 8:00 AM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS winning photo MWS won a photo contest taken during a trash clean-up on the shores of the Mattawoman Creek tidal estuary. The effort was part of the April 11, 2015 Potomac ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2015, 2:16 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • Globally Rare Bog Threatened The large Guilford subdivision proposed for Bryans Road may spell the beginning of the end for Charles County's last unspoiled Magnolia Bog. This plant community merits  the rarest designation ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2015, 4:38 AM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS assists Anacostia Watershed Society MWS hosted members of the Anacostia Watershed Society, who were collecting submerged plants to transplant to the Anacostia River. In a regional irony, Mattawoman is slated to have the same ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2015, 6:54 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS awarded water quality meter Out of 350 applicants, the Mattawoman Watershed Society has been awarded a meter that measures the amount of oxygen dissolved in water. The instrument, which uses a state-of-the ...
    Posted May 30, 2015, 10:02 AM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS cleans up fishing hole MWS participated in the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on April 11th. A morning's camaraderie overlooking the estuary left a popular fishing spot spotless.
    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 12:06 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS in Stream Waders Video MWS volunteers are featured in a video highlighting Maryland's Stream Waders program. The monthly video newsletter is produced by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The video explains the ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2015, 6:31 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS in the news A feature article on the front page of the March 11th Maryland Independent discusses rare and endangered plants and animals in southern Maryland, and efforts by a number of groups ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2015, 1:58 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
  • MWS president wins prestigous award Mattawoman Watershed Society president Dr. Jim Long received the prestigious Carl S. Weber award at the 20th annual conference of the Maryland Water Monitoring Council. The award honors an individual ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2014, 6:35 PM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com
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