Giving fish a lift. At Conowingo Dam in Harford County, it is literally the only way to get migrating fish upstream in the Susquehanna River.
Underwater dirt. That’s basically what the millions of tons of sediment backed up behind Conowingo Dam is.
Since construction ended on the Conowingo Dam in 1928, it has been the best management practice to prevent sediment flow into the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River, said Bob Judge, spokesman for Exelon.
Four members of the Harford County Volunteer Fire Company were injured in a training exercise in the Susquehanna River near the Conowingo Dam Sunday.
A federal scientist says the Conowingo Dam in northeastern Maryland is not trapping as much sediment and nutrient pollution as it has in years past — possibly endangering the Chesapeake Bay.
Bird watching is said to be the fastest growing outdoor activity in the United States. Maryland has more than 400 species of native birds, and is a favorite winter habitat for birds migrating from Canada and the Arctic down the Atlantic Flyway. This makes winter bird watching particularly interesting. Here are some top spots.
Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore.
Authorities in Maryland say a truck driver is hospitalized after crashing a fuel tanker near the Conowingo Dam.
The millions of tons of sediment washed into the Bay by Tropical Storm Lee is still settling out. That aftermath has triggered a search for a way to limit this type of problem in the future.
Back-to-back late-summer storms dumped an estimated 4 million tons of Susquehanna River sediment into the Chesapeake Bay, threatening grasses, oysters and other ecologically important species.
Hundreds of people in Cecil County are cleaning up massive amounts of debris in the wake of devastating floods.
People are keeping a close eye as the water rises and falls with the tides. And the worst may be yet to come.
- 2013 Daytime Emmy Award... Most Romantic US Honeymoon... Red Sox - Orioles 4 Game... Baseball Shots Of The Week –...
- 2013 Tony Winners Wonderful Wedding Bells Are... Unique Sunglasses For Summer Severe Weather Slams Into...
- Baltimore Ravens Championship... Autos Quiz: Name That Car Logo Baseball Shots Of The Week –... Celebrities Who Meditate
- Celebrities With Stage Fright Man Struck By Vehicle, Thrown... Ravens Honored At White House Father's Day Gift Ideas