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Volunteers Wanted To Weed 2 Md. Recreation Areas

Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.

07/11/2013

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Cicadas Will Be Loud But Harmless When They Return Later This Spring

Biblical plague, 17-year locust or just plain yuck. The massive emergence of cicadas carries different names and plenty of baggage.

04/09/2013

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Former Md. Lawmaker Holds 25th Patuxent Wade-In

Former Maryland state Sen. Bernie Fowler held his 25th annual wade-in on the banks of the Patuxent River in St. Leonard.

06/10/2012

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Dinosaur Bone Found By Archaeological Team In Md.

The artifact-rich, multilayered Pig Point site being worked by Anne Arundel County’s archaeological team for yet another season has turned up more unusual finds — a dinosaur bone and a dog burial site.

04/27/2012

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Volunteers Sought For Patuxent River Cleanup

Volunteers are being sought to help clean the Patuxent River.

04/04/2012

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Md. Archaeologists Unearth The Past In Prince George’s County

In the shallows of the Patuxent River near Upper Marlboro is the site of Maryland’s largest artifacts from the War of 1812.

08/07/2011

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Navy Says It’s Invented A Greener Degreaser

The Navy says it has invented a more environmentally friendly degreaser.

07/29/2011

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U.S. Navy Seeks Patent For New Degreaser With Lower Emissions

A chemist at the Naval Air Warfare Center’s lab in Patuxent River has developed a product that is not petroleum-based and has lower emissions than other products used to clean machines.

07/29/2011

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Utility, Horseback Riders At Odds Over Trail

Horseback riders are at odds with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission after the utility blocked access to a trail that’s been used for decades.

07/03/2011