Category: Community Volunteers

October 20, 2021

Helping Test Out New Turbidity Technology

Arundel Rivers Federation has been excited to help Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)  to test a new way to measure the clarity of the water in the Chesapeake Bay and […]

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June 29, 2021

Osprey Chick Rescued

On Monday, June 28th, one of the two Osprey chicks fell out of the nest! Luckily, it fell only a few inches onto a black shingled roof, but still those […]

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May 13, 2021

Annapolis Landing Stream Restoration

Annapolis Landing Project is Completed! Beards Creek is the 3rd most polluted creek on the South River. This stream restoration project, completed in May, 2021 is located in the community […]

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April 20, 2021

Federation Honor’s Long-time Supporter with Boat Renaming

On April 10th, the Federation Board and staff was joined by a group of supporters at the Hillsmere Boat launch for a special occasion- the renaming of our West Rhode […]

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November 16, 2020

Mild Weather but Persistent Dead Zones

We have finished the 2020 monitoring season for the South, West and Rhode Rivers. The season was characterized by relatively mild weather but those creeks with the most impervious surfaces […]

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September 8, 2020

2020 Bacteria Sampling

The Federation is proud of the role it plays in keeping residents informed about when and where it is safe to swim. Weekly, all summer long, Marvin Solberg and Diane […]

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Help Our Rivers by Catching and Eating Invasive Fish

Invasive species, like Snakehead fish and Blue Catfish out-compete the native species of fish for food and habitat and damages the local food web. Help our rivers by catching and […]

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November 4, 2019

Our Fall 2019 Volunteers Really Rocked the Boat!

Enjoy a look at our fabulous fall volunteers. See “Volunteer” section for more information.

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June 12, 2019

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

On May 9, the Arundel Rivers Federation celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the South River on the Half Shell with over 275  supporters.  We would like to again thank our […]

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May 23, 2019

South River High School Students Help Determine Optimal Oyster Numbers

The West Rhode Riverkeeper, Jeff Holland, has been working with Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and South River High School students to determine the optimal number of oyster shells that should […]

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