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Voting Open To Name Chesapeake Bay Heron

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust is asking the public to help decide what to name the heron on its Treasure the Chesapeake license plates. The nonprofit organization says it has narrowed the possibilities down to finalists Hattie the Heron, Seemore D. Bay, and Wade. Voting began last Friday and ends this Friday, April 26.

The heron is also used on the logo of the nonprofit, which says more than 550 suggested names were submitted. The trust awards grants to improve the Chesapeake and its rivers, funded in part through sales of the license plates.

The license plate also features a crab crouching in the lower right hand corner, which the organization says doesn't yet have a name.


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