30 Sep '12, 10pm

Startling #NASA images of tidal marsh loss in Blackwater Wildlife Refuge. #MD #savethebay #chesbay

View Image Comparison View Both Images On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, 12 miles south of the colonial town of Cambridge, lies the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. The 28,000-acre refuge largely consists of tidal marshes that—together with freshwater ponds and some forested and cultivated lands—form a haven for migrating birds along the Atlantic Flyway. But those marshes are being threatened. Sometimes called the “Everglades of the North,” Blackwater was established as a migratory bird refuge in 1933. During peak migration (around November), the area attracts some 15,000 Canada Geese; 15,000 ducks (from 20 different species); 5,000 snow geese; and 500 tundra swans. Year-round residents include mallards, blue-winged teals, great blue herons, and bald eagles. Blackwater is also home to the largest natural population of endangered Delmarva fox squirrels. These tidal marshes a...

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