Friday, October 16, 2009

DNR Program Manager Addresses the Question: Are Blue Crabs 'In A Pinch?'

CHESTERTOWN – What is the current status of Maryland’s most celebrated delicacy, the Blue Crab? Brenda Davis, Blue Crab Program Manager at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, will provide an update when she presents “Blue Crabs: Is the Population in a Pinch?” at Washington College’s Litrenta Lecture Hall on Tuesday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Joseph H. McLain Program in Environmental Studies.

The McLain Program was established at Washington College in 1990 to focus attention on and augment study in the fields of aquatic and environmental studies. The Program supports lectures and symposia featuring visiting scientists and other professionals on matters of environmental interest, particularly relating to the Chesapeake Bay.

Litrenta Lecture Hall is located in the John S. Toll Science Center. Admission to “Blue Crabs: Is the Population in a Pinch?” is free and open to the public.

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