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January 2021

Anne Arundel County’s Countywide Biological Monitoring Program

January 4 - June 1

Every year, Anne Arundel County’s Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration samples the fish and aquatic insects in randomly selected stream reaches around the County, as a part of the Countywide Biological Monitoring Program (Program). Initiated in 2004, the Program’s purpose is to measure biological conditions as a cost-effective way to understand the overall health of County streams and rivers that drain to the Chesapeake Bay. For more information go to: http://www.aascd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Biological-Monitoring-Program.pdf

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April 2021

Maryland State Envirothon

April 26 - April 30

Maryland State Envirothon Competition Virtual Event from April 26, 2021 through April 30, 2021. For more information go to: https://mdenvirothon.org/  

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June 2021

AASCD Board of Supervisors Meeting

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District, 2662 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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     Districts were organized and created by federal law in 1937 in response to devastating soil erosion conditions that existed in the United States during the late 1920s and 1930s. In 1929, the United States Congress appropriated about $160,000 for erosion control experiments. The work of research centers established with these funds expanded as the economic disaster of the Dust Bowl in the Midwest became a cause for national concern. The Soil Erosion Service (SES) of the U.S. Department…

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July 2021

Cover Crop Sign Up

July 1 @ 7:00 am - July 16 @ 3:30 pm

​Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to apply for grants to help offset seed, labor, and equipment costs to plant cover crops in your fields this fall to protect water quality and build your soil’s health. Our grants can make planting cover crops very affordable! For more information go to: Cover Crop

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Independence Day

July 5

The District office will be closed on July 5 in recognition of Independence Day. The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic…

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AASCD Board of Supervisors Meeting

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Districts were organized and created by federal law in 1937 in response to devastating soil erosion conditions that existed in the United States during the late 1920s and 1930s. In 1929, the United States Congress appropriated about $160,000 for erosion control experiments. The work of research centers established with these funds expanded as the economic disaster of the Dust Bowl in the Midwest became a cause for national concern. The Soil Erosion Service (SES) of the U.S. Department of the…

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August 2021

Crops Twilight Barbecue & Ice Cream Social

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You are invited to a Field Crops Research Twilight, Barbecue and Ice Cream Social at the Central Maryland Research & Education Center, 2005 Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. A barbecue dinner will be served at 4:00 pm followed by homemade ice cream prior to the evening tour. University of Maryland Extension Educators and Specialist will showcase their field crop, vegetable and fruit research plots. The event is free but a…

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AASCD Board of Supervisors Meeting

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Districts were organized and created by federal law in 1937 in response to devastating soil erosion conditions that existed in the United States during the late 1920s and 1930s. In 1929, the United States Congress appropriated about $160,000 for erosion control experiments. The work of research centers established with these funds expanded as the economic disaster of the Dust Bowl in the Midwest became a cause for national concern. The Soil Erosion Service (SES) of the U.S. Department of the…

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September 2021

Labor Day

September 6

The Soil Conservation Office will be closed on September 6th in recognition of Labor Day. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, street parades and athletic events.

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AASCD Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Districts were organized and created by federal law in 1937 in response to devastating soil erosion conditions that existed in the United States during the late 1920s and 1930s. In 1929, the United States Congress appropriated about $160,000 for erosion control experiments. The work of research centers established with these funds expanded as the economic disaster of the Dust Bowl in the Midwest became a cause for national concern. The Soil Erosion Service (SES) of the U.S. Department of the…

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