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Governor Ehrlich to Tour Coastal Bays
Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. will tour the Coastal Bays on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 10-11 a.m. Scheduled stops will highlight the Coastal Bays’ sensitive natural resources issues, including:
Press contact: Megan Arts Evans, 410-260-8016, firstname.lastname@example.org
- A beach seine, with identification of the Bay’s sensitive species.
- Summer flounder tagging and discussion of management of this fishery.
- Presentation of a Governor’s Citation to Henry Koellein, Jr., President of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfisherman’s Association (Atlantic Coast Chapter)
August 15, 2005
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