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New requirement alters the nature of environmental education in Maryland

Students are studying the life cycle of salamanders at the Audubon Society's Camp Woodend in Maryland.

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Va. Governor To Host Chesapeake Bay Restoration Meeting

The Chesapeake Bay Executive Council meeting, which will be hosted by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, is set for July 11 in Richmond.

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McDonnell Seeking To Assist Tornado Victims In Southwest Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist tornado victims in southwest Virginia.

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Pilot Project Rain Gardens Soak Up Stormwater

The D.C. Department of Environment wants the public to change the way they think about stormwater.

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Virginians Seeing Increase In Ticks This Year

Some Virginians are seeing an increase in ticks this year. But those impressions can be difficult to confirm, as the state doesn’t have a reliable system in place to keep track of the insects.

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"TrailMix" Event to Highlight W&OD Trail's Ties to Civil War

A new event called the Dominion "TrailMix" is putting a spotlight on Northern Virginia's Washington and Old Dominion Trail, and its key role in the Civil War.

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NASA To Use Aircraft To Help Improve Air Quality Monitoring

Starting next week, aircraft will fly noticeably low over the Baltimore-Washington area. NASA will be conducting a series of flights as part of a program designed to help improve how satellites monitor air quality, NASA atmospheric scientist Dr. James Crawford tells WAMU's Pat Brogan. Some will fly as low as 1,000 feet over major roadways.

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