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Ecology

mosquito

In Somerset, Mother Nature Is Mosquito Control

A complex geography system in the marshland near Deal Island explains much about the great outdoors humans from Delaware to Virginia enjoy in summer.

06/22/2014

(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Chesapeake Bay Grasses Decline Again

Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay continued to decline last year, and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee the year before are to blame, researchers said Thursday as they released results of an aerial survey of the ecologically important aquatic plants.

04/18/2013

National Park Service

Scientists Study Karst Ecology Of C&O Canal Park

Researchers are working with the National Park Service to study the karst formations beneath the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park and possible threats to them.

11/21/2011