In this post, the Virginia Water Central News Grouper posts brief accounts and links to news articles about spills affecting surface water or groundwater in Virginia. 2 881 mots de plus
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Adjacent to Everglades National Park, Florida Bay encompasses the shallow waters, mangrove islands, and grassy banks between mainland Florida and the Keys, an area about 1,000 square miles in size. 1 138 mots de plus
On November 6, 2017, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe designated November as Virginia Oyster Month. The designation is intended to call attention to the role of the oyster industry in the Virginia’s current economy and the long heritage of oyster-based communities and cultural events. 641 mots de plus
On October 26, 2017, the James River Association (JRA) released its latest “State of the James” biennial report on the James River. The report gave the river a cumulative score of 62 out of 100, rating a “B-.” The cumulative score includes several factors that receive individual scores; the scores represent the percentage achieved toward numeric goals for each factor. 261 mots de plus
If you guessed an American Coot, you’re right!
This widespread aquatic bird, whose flocks have various colorful names, is the subject of Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of October 23, 2017. 107 mots de plus