ShoreRivers pre­sen­ta­tions eye wa­ter­way re­port cards

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EAS­TON — ShoreRivers in­vites the com­mu­nity to a se­ries of five State of the Rivers pre­sen­ta­tions dur­ing April and May. ShoreRivers will un­veil its 2017 Re­port Cards for the Chop­tank, Ch­ester, Miles, Wye and Sas­safras rivers, as well as East­ern Bay, and lead in­for­ma­tive dis­cus­sions about the re­sults. Ad­mis­sion to each event is free and open to the pub­lic. Re­fresh­ments will be served. ShoreRivers’ Re­port Cards re­flect data col­lected at hun­dreds of sites by or­ga­ni­za­tion sci­en­tists, river­keep­ers and dozens of vol­un­teers. The pre­sen­ta­tions will pro­vide an op­por­tu­nity for the com­mu­nity to learn about the health, trends and chal­lenges of lo­cal wa­ter­ways and how the most re­cent grades com­pare to those from pre­vi­ous years. The pre­sen­ta­tions are: • Miles, Wye and Chop­tank rivers Key­note speaker: U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. 5 p.m. Fri­day, April 20 Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Mar­itime Mu­seum, Small Boat Shed 213 N. Tal­bot Street, St. Michaels • Ch­ester River Key­note speaker: John Sei­del, Wash­ing­ton Col­lege 5:15 p.m. Thurs­day, April 26 Wash­ing­ton Col­lege Hyn­son Lounge 300 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Ch­ester­town • Chop­tank River Key­note speaker: Jay Lazar, Na­tional Oceanic and At­mo­spheric Ad­min­is­tra­tion 5:30 p.m. Thurs­day, April 26 Rob­bins Her­itage Cen­ter 1003 Green­way Drive, Cam­bridge • Sas­safras River Key­note speaker: Nick DiPasquale, former di­rec­tor of the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Pro­gram 7 p.m. Thurs­day, May 3 Ce­cil­ton fire­house 110 E. Main St., Ce­cil­ton • Wye and Ch­ester Rivers and East­ern Bay Speak­ers: River­keep­ers Elle Bas­sett and Tim Trum­bauer 5:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day, May 16 Ch­e­sa­peake Bay En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter 600 Dis­cover Lane, Gra­sonville For more in­for­ma­tion, visit shorerivers.org or con­tact Eleanor Nel­son at 443385-0511 or eleanor@shore rivers.org.

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