Chesapeake Bay Program - What it is and why it Matters

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: 1123 Jull Hall
Event Type(s): Lecture

Join us at the Institute of Applied Agriculture in learning about the Chesapeake Bay Program from an expert.

The Chesapeake Bay TMDL: Potential Implications for Agriculture,The enduring plight of the health of the Chesapeake Bay, a coastal estuary of both local and national importance, and the ongoing commitment of significant public and private resources to address
nutrient and sediment pollution concerns, has resulted in documentable improvements in water quality and environmental habitat.
This lecture will discuss the actions leading up to the release of this historic document, and what the potential future implications are for agriculture within the watershed and across the nation.

Led by Mark P. Dubin
Agricultural Technical Coordinator, University of Maryland Extension,
USDA-NIFA Mid-Atlantic Water Program

Website: http://www.iaa.umd.edu/news/events

For more information, contact:
Ellen Polishuk
+1 301 405 4690




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