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Construction Stands Still For Osprey Family

Construction on a footbridge in Anacostia Park along the Anacostia river in Southeast is temporarily on hold now that a pair of very special visitors has taken up residence there.

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Many Streams Suffer In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

There's less pollution draining into the Chesapeake Bay from rivers and streams in the watershed according to long term data, but the majority of streams remain in poor health.

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Researchers Studying Chinese 'Mitten' Crabs In Local Waterways

If you come across a crab that looks like it's wearing mittens, the Smithsonian wants to know.

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Chesapeake Bay Watershed Quality Is Better, Streams Still Poor

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the quality of water flowing into the Chesapeake Bay is improving over the long term, but streams are still in poor condition.

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Students Contribute To Shad Restoration Project

Approximately 4,000 students from across the region are helping restore American shad to area waters.

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Nature As A Business: Rewarding Farmers For Conservation

Typically, environmentalists are at odds with market forces -- think clear cutting the rain forest or over-harvesting of fish. But some conservationists believe the best way to save the environment from the market is to turn it into one. If nature can be rewarded for the economic benefits it provides, it might survive better.

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What's That Tree? There's An App for That!

Those seeking to enjoy Rock Creek Park this summer will be able to use their smart phones to connect to nature.

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