News Articles
  • 2018

  • (2018, October 17) MDOT MPA invests in Poplar Island. Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide. Retrieved from https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/mdot-invests-in-poplar-island/.


  • Sudol, T. (2018, October 5) Birds dig dredge. Sea Grant Maryland. Retrieved from https://www.mdsg.umd.edu/onthebay-blog/birds-dig-dredge.


  • Rynda, J. (2018, April 24) Back to Poplar Island: Young students continue National Aquarium's terrapin restoration program. Capital Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/environment/ac-cn-turtle-release-20180424-story.html.


  • (2018, May 18) Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford kicks off first North American Greenport Congress Conference in Baltimore. American Journal of Transportation. Retrieved from https://www.ajot.com/news/lt.-governor-boyd-rutherford-kicks-off-first-north-american-greenport-congress-conference-in-baltimore.


  • (2018, May 25) Collaboration: Survival strategy for ports. American Journal of Transportation. Retrieved from https://www.ajot.com/news/collaboration-survival-strategy-for-ports.


  • (2018, June 5) Children help diamondback terrapin make comeback in Maryland. WBAL-TV 11. Retrieved from http://www.wbaltv.com/article/children-help-diamondback-terrapin-make-comeback-in-maryland/21081849.


  • Cardin, Van Hollen. (2018, June 27) secure Maryland wins in Senate-passed funding bill. WCBC Radio. Retrieved from https://www.wcbcradio.com/?news=cardin-van-hollen-secure-maryland-wins-in-senate-passed-funding-bill.


  • Bossert, B. (2018, May 9) Proposed legislation would help with Maryland water infrastructure. 47abc. Retrieved from http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/proposed-legislation-would-help-with-maryland-water-infrastructure/740262429.


  • Bavaro, A. (2018, April 26) Poplar Island restoration and expansion underway. WBOC-TV 16 Delaware. Retrieved from http://www.wboc.com/story/38047627/poplar-island-restoration-and-expansion-underway.


  • Dredging Today. (2018, June 12) Additional funding announced for Chesapeake Bay projects. Retrieved from https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2018/06/12/additional-funding-announced-for-chesapeake-bay-projects/.


  • Barlow, B. (2018, March 30) Dredged material could be used to rebuild back bay island. Cape May County Herald. Retrieved from http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/news/environment/article_d323055a-3445-11e8-abdb-cf8240b64ef2.html.


  • Gardner, C. (2018, March 20) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Knapps Narrows maintenance dredging. Defense Visual Information Distribution Service. Retrieved from https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4231616/us-army-corps-engineers-begins-knapps-narrows-maintenance-dredging.


  • Horn Point Laboratory. (2018, March 14) Horn Point Laboratory to offer ‘Science After Hours with HPL’ seminars for local residents. Retrieved from http://www.umces.edu/news/horn-point-laboratory-offer-science-after-hours-hpl-seminars-local-residents.


  • Horton, T. (2018, September 11) Whether they’re coming or going, all Chesapeake islands have a tale to tell. Bay Journal. Retrieved from https://www.bayjournal.com/article/whether_theyre_coming_or_going_all_chesapeake_islands_have_a_tale_to_tell.


  • Lessig, H. (2018, March 1) HII's Gulf Coast yard snags contracts in February. Daily Press. Retrieved from http://www.dailypress.com/news/military/dp-nws-february-defense-contracts-20180301-story.html.


  • Lewis, M. (2018, March 23) Van Hollen: Western Maryland benefits from federal budget. Herald-Mail Media. Retrieved from https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/van-hollen-western-maryland-benefits-from-federal-budget/article_99793c02-2ee6-11e8-95fe-3b8afff4aac1.html.


  • Nunez, L. (2018, March 28) Dredging project underway in Tilghman Island. 47abc. Retrieved from http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/dredging-project-underway-in-tilghman-island/722279308.


  • Wheeler, T. (2018, April 6) New federal budget does not contain funds to build oyster reefs in Maryland or Virginia. Bay Journal. Retrieved from https://www.bayjournal.com/article/new_federal_budget_does_not_contain_funds_to_build_oyster_reefs_in_maryland.


  • Wittkowski, D. (2018, March 29) Ocean City looks to rebuild eroded wetlands on a neighboring island. OCNJ Daily. Retrieved from http://ocnjdaily.com/ocean-city-looks-to-rebuild-eroded-wetlands-on-a-neighboring-island/.

  • 2017

  • Bollinger, J. (2017, July 11) Army Corps to boaters: steer clear of Poplar Island construction. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_5ab3a61b-5f1f-527c-822d-4322921f8dfe.html.


  • Mayfield, D. (2017, August 4) This out-of-the-box idea could save Tangier Island, but it's a long shot. The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved from http://pilotonline.com/news/local/environment/this-out-of-the-box-idea-could-save-tangier-island/article_c7113ed9-ba14-5d43-9735-c1422d326c85.html.


  • Ouellette, S. A. & Suits, D. (2017, September 20) Army helping restore wetlands habitat on Chesapeake's Poplar Island.. Retrieved from https://www.army.mil/article/194078/army_helping_restore_wetlands_habitat_on_chesapeakes_poplar_island.


  • Port of Baltimore to host first North American Greenport Congress Conference. (2017, September 7) Untitled. American Journal of Transportation. Retrieved from https://www.ajot.com/news/port-of-baltimore-to-host-first-north-american-greenport-congress-conference.

  • 2016

  • Bollinger, J. (2016, June 29) Poplar Island in second phase. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_c716a583-2aa1-5ec6-8c4c-637eb80aebbe.html.


  • Bollinger, J. (2016, March 2) Poplar Island expansion sees pushback from neighboring island owners. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/.


  • Brockett, M. (2016, November 15) Tom and Audrey’s 2015 nesting season is subject of new book. Capital Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/ph-ac-cn-osprey-doc-1115-20161114-story.html.


  • Campini, J. (2016, May 5) Md. Island reclamation threatens nearby property owner. DelmarvaNow. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2016/05/05/marylandislandrenovation/83953438/.


  • Dollar, C. (2016, July 27) Fishing Forecast: Striper fishing holding up in heat wave. . Capital Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/sailing_boating/ph-ac-cs-fishing-forecast0728-20160727-story.html.


  • Drury, S. (2016, September 20) Corps of Engineers host Poplar Island update. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_91740226-9e0b-5717-95df-1b48b505a0f6.html.


  • Erwin, R. M. (2016, April 8) Sea level rise leaves islands’ wildlife with that sinking feeling. Bay Journal.. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/sea_level_rise_leaves_islands_wildlife_with_that_sinking_feeling.


  • Kuipers, R. (2016, October 10) 180 baby Terrapins are crawling their way into the hearts of K–12 students. The Diamondback. Retrieved from http://www.dbknews.com/2016/10/11/baby-diamondback-terrapin-turtles-maryland-k-12-students.


  • Maryland congressional delegation meets with US Army Corps of Engineers. (2016, March 3) Untitled. Dredging News Online. Retrieved from http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=21653 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20170325095900/http://sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=21653.


  • May, B. (2016, June 25) Good vibrations at Poplar Island. Carroll County Times. Retrieved from http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/columnists/ph-cc-sp-may-column-0626-20160625-column.html.


  • Nappi, R. (2016, August) No man is an island but an island is this man. Defense Video Imagery Distribution System. Retrieved from https://www.dvidshub.net/news/printable/224751.


  • Pachler, J. (2016, April 8) Out & About: Pints for Paws, pub crawls and tours. Capital Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/entertainment/phacenoutandabout040820160407story.html.


  • Polo, A. (2016, October 10) Watermen’s museum to host two events in November. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/life/article_b8e41de3-b7a0-59b0-86df-17a8df908820.html.


  • Poplar Expansion Sand Stockpile 2016, Paul S Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project – Award. (2016, November 17) Untitled. Retrieved from http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23511 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20161118125648/http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23511.


  • Ruggiero, B. (2016, June 14) Army Corps of Engineers tidies up Baltimore Harbor. Construction Equipment Guide. Retrieved from http://www.constructionequipmentguide.com/armycorpsofengineerstidiesupbaltimoreharbor/29449.


  • Rush, D. (2016, May 13) MD waterways get $112 million from Senate funding bill. Delmarva Public Radio. Retrieved from http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-waterways-get-112-million-senate-funding-bill#stream/0.


  • Thompson, T. (2016, August 11) Changing Chesapeake: Terrapins coming back from the brink. 4 NBC Washington. Retrieved from http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Changing-Chesapeake-Terrapins-Coming-Back-from-the-Brink-389921272.html.


  • US: Poplar Island meeting planned for 19 September. (2016, September 12) Untitled. Dredging News Online. Retrieved from http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23274 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20170325224014/http://sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23274.

  • 2015

  • Allen, S. (2015, January 2) See the Bay: Poplar Island. Spin Sheet; Chesapeake Bay Sailing. Retrieved from https://www.spinsheet.com/poplar-island.


  • Poplar’s rising popularity. (2015, July 2) Untitled. The Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjourneys.com/article/poplars_rising_popularity.


  • Aubert, A. (2015, July 10) Volunteers help plant, rebuild Poplar Island. ABC2 News. Retrieved from http://www.abc2news.com/news/region/eastern-shore/volunteers-help-plant-rebuild-poplar-island NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20150804081605/http://www.abc2news.com/news/region/eastern-shore/volunteers-help-plant-rebu.


  • Baker, W. (2015, December 10) A hopeful window into the future [Blog post].. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-c-baker/a-hopeful-window-into-the_b_8775408.html.


  • Bollinger, J. (2015, June 21) Kent Island ospreys accept foster chicks. MyEasternShoreMD: Queen Anne’s County News. Retrieved from http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/news/queen_annes_county/article_58b5ee51-0afd-529c-9494-904bd8054a79.html.


  • Curtis, T. (2015, February 2) Maryland island, once diminished, reconstructed with dredged material. Cecil Daily: Regional News. Retrieved from http://www.cecildaily.com/news/state_news/article_cdb9e551-2b98-5ff2-b26d-d0d9bb2d08e4.html.


  • Curtis, T. (2015, March 6) Rehabbing tiny Poplar Island. Delmarva Now. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/life/outdoors/2015/03/06/tinypoplarisland/24505807.


  • DeMetrick, A. (2015, June 18) Prison inmates help build wetland on Poplar Island. CBS Baltimore Local News. http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/06/18/prison-inmates-help-build-wetland-on-poplar-island/.


  • Drury, S. (2015, September 5) Local author leads discussion of Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_e0c1c3af-5fbf-5ba5-bf4a-c34d44153586.html.


  • Erwin, M. (2015, October 19) A watery phoenix, Poplar Island rises from the spoils alive with the songs of birds. Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/a_watery_phoenix_poplar_island_rises_from_the_spoils_alive_with_the_songs_o.


  • Hess, D. (2015, December 20) Ontario grad finds species on island made of dredge. Mansfield News Journa. Retrieved from http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2015/12/20/ontario-grad-finds-species-island-made-dredge/77417264.


  • Hiaasen, R. (2015, June 17) Osprey update: Happy Father’s Day — and Mother’s Day. Capital Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ph-ac-cn-osprey-pair-adopt-0618-20150617-story.html.


  • Levine, E. (2015, June 17) Unique foster family opens wings to new chicks. Annapolis Patch. Retrieved from https://patch.com/maryland/annapolis/unique-foster-family-opens-wings-new-osprey-chicks-0.


  • Martell, N. (2015, September 24) In Chesapeake Bay, Poplar Island is a man-made miracle. Annapolis Patch. Retrieved from https://patch.com/maryland/annapolis/unique-foster-family-opens-wings-new-osprey-chicks-0.


  • Mitchell, C. (2015, February 4) Cub Scouts, Army Corps of Engineers partner to foster environmental awareness. U.S. Army News. Retrieved from https://www.army.mil/article/142180/Cub_Scouts__Army_Corps_of_Engineers_partner_to_foster_environmental_awareness/.


  • Mottman, N. (2015, December 29) How to upcycle your Christmas tree. TakePart. Retrieved from http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/12/29/how-upcycle-your-christmas-tree/.


  • (2015, June 17) Osprey pair featured on Chesapeake Conservancy webcam foster two chicks. Retrieved from http://chesapeakeconservancy.org/2015/06/17/osprey-pair-featured-on-chesapeake-conservancy-webcam-foster-two-chicks/.


  • Pacella, R. (2015, June 23) ). Inmates head outdoors to bring life to Poplar Island. Delmarva Now. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/life/outdoors/2015/06/23/inmatesplantpoplarisland/29140043/.


  • (2015, October 19) Poplar Island gets innovation award. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_4ae64c3b-4423-5420-badf-9d792547d9c7.html.


  • (2015, October 16) Poplar Island project wins national award. Dredging Today. Retrieved from http://www.dredgingtoday.com/2015/10/16/poplar-island-project-wins-national-award.


  • (2015, November 2)) Port of Baltimore Administration names Correale to direct dredging program. American Journal of Transportation. Retrieved from http://www.ajot.com/news/port-of-baltimore-administration-names-correale-to-direct-dredging-program.


  • Reshetiloff, K. (2015, January 2) Record number of waterfowl winter on Poplar Island. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fieldnotes. Retrieved from http://www.fws.gov/FieldNotes/print/print_report.cfm?arskey=35785.


  • (2015, January-February) Sen. Paul Sarbanes Led the Poplar Island Authorization in 1996. International Dredging Review. Retrieved from http://www.dredgemag.com/January-February-2015/Sen-Paul-Sarbanes-Led-the-Poplar-Island-Authorization-in-1996.


  • Stern, E. (2015, June 17) Kent Island Ospreys successfully foster chicks. WBOC-TV 16. Retrieved from http://www.wboc.com/story/29342594/kentislandospreyssuccessfullyfosterchicks.


  • Stinchcomb, C. & Sharrett, R. (2015, January-February) Poplar island reaching capacity; Expansion authorized by WRRDA 2014. International Dredging Review. Retrieved from http://www.dredgemag.com/January-February-2015/P-oplar-Island-Reaching-Capacity-Expansion-Authorized-by-WRRDA-2014.


  • Walpole, B. (2015, October 2) Maryland island restoration wins ASCE’s sustainability innovation award. Retrieved from http://news.asce.org/maryland-island-restoration-wins-asces-sustainability-innovation-award.


  • (2015, October 2) Welcome to Chesapeake Bay island. IOL Travel North America. Retrieved from http://www.iol.co.za/travel/world/northamerica/welcometochesapeakebayisland1.1924355#.VhVNI_lVhHw.


  • Willis, K. (2015, June 24) Offenders plant Bay grasses on Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_91de5631-732c-5dc7-8636-a3cca0eb2a81.html.


  • Wood, D. (2015, November) US Army Corps of Engineers and Maryland Port Administration partner to restore Poplar Island. Associated Construction Publications. Retrieved from http://construction.acppubs.com/projects/us-army-corps-of-engineers-and-maryland-port-administration-partner-to-restore-poplar-island/.

  • 2014

  • Aubert, A. (2014, June 26) Crews dredge Maryland waterways to give new life to fading island. ABC News. Retrieved from http://circulars.abc2news.com/?p=wmar&auto_locate=true&chrome=hohead&locale=en&fast _flyer=443155&utm_source=fm&utm_medium=fm_3593&utm_term=f_img&utm_content=ft_3597&utmz_ campaign=wishabi_1_0 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive..


  • Bollinger, J. (2014, October 5) Dutch get ideas from Poplar Island. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_d276fcee-dba9-5d15-b069-c9d45de2d111.html?mode=print.


  • Bollinger, J. (2014, October 5) Dutch treat: European visitors eye Poplar Island success. Star Democrat. Page B2.


  • Bollinger, J. (2014, September 12) Work at Poplar Island getting attention. Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/environment/article_9585777b-61ed-5232-bbc9-d6a8236b8d23.html?mode=print.


  • (2014) Funding delivered for Port of Baltimore [Press release].. Dredging Today. Retrieved from http://www.dredgingtoday.com/2014/12/23/fundingdeliveredforportofbaltimore/ NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Kobell, R. (2014, December 23) New practices mulled to thwart bird die-offs at Poplar Island. Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/new_practices_mulled_to_thwart_bird_die_offs_at_poplar_island.


  • (2014) Secretary Smith issues statement of importance of federal funding bill to Maryland transportation [Press release]. Maryland Department of Transportation. Retrieved from http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/News/Releases2014/2014Dec19_Secretary_Smith_Fed_Funding_Statement.html NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20150831220723/http://www.mdot.maryland.


  • (2014, December 15) Spending bill contains money for local waterways. Delmarva Now. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/12/15/mikulski-chesapeake-bay-congress/20441193/.

  • 2013

  • Bellmyer, J. (2013, January 18) Army Corps dredges C&D Canal approach channels. Cecil Whig. Retrieved from http://www.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/article_bebccb5c-610d-11e2-8f45-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=pr.


  • Brainard, J. (2013, October) Can an engineered island help the Bay?. Chesapeake Quarterly. Volume 12 (3)..


  • Droter, S. (2013, February 26) Poplar Island restoration brings critical habitat back to Bay [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/photo_essay_poplar_island_restoration_brings_critical_habitat_back_to_bay.


  • McEwan, P. (2013, April 29) Terrapin teaches Sandy Spring fifth-graders about the cycle of life in the Bay. Gazette.Net. Retrieved from http://www.gazette.net/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130429/NEWS/130429243/1022/terrapin-teaches-sand NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • Ruggiero, B. (2013, February 27) Ship traffic restored to key Baltimore canal. Construction Equipment Guide. Retrieved from http://www.constructionequipmentguide.com/ShipTrafficRestoredtoKeyBaltimoreCanal/19882.


  • Shatt, K. (2013, May 1) Glen Burnie West: Teacher's pets leave the nest – or tank – at Hilltop. Captial Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.capitalgazette.com/cg2-arc-5dba28dd-ec2e-5a53-9379-301d300d1860-20130501-story.html.

  • 2012

  • Allen, K. (2012, January 26) Easton trees become Poplar Island habitat. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_781e7814-27b1-5993-b1e8-f50fc672423a.html.


  • (2012, July 20) An island comes back to life [Electronic photo gallery]. McClatchy Washington Bureau. Retrieved from http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article24430306.html.


  • (2012, July 7) Army rebuilds island with Baltimore mud. Fox News.com. Retrieved from http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/07/07/army-rebuilds-island-with-baltimore-mud.html.


  • Blakely, S. (2012, July) Poplar Island: Success in the Bay. Soundings. Pages 20–21.


  • Campbell, H. (2012, July 4) In case of alien invasion, the army has built a special island.. Science 2.0. Retrieved from http://www.science20.com/cool-links/case_alien_invasion_army_has_built_special_island_fortress-91771.


  • Diaz, J. (2012, July 6) Video from space: Army builds “Mud Island’ on US East Coast. Space.com. Retrieved from http://www.science20.com/cool-links/case_alien_invasion_army_has_built_special_island_fortress-91771.


  • (2012, July 10) Disappearing island restored. NASA Earth Observatory. Retrieved from https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=78415.


  • Guy, C., et al. (2012, Spring) Decoy art aids in Poplar Island restoration. United States’ Army Corps of Engineers NewsWave eNewsletter. Page 2.


  • (2012, July 6) Island reemerges. The Common Constitutionalist. Retrieved from http://commonconstitutionalist.com/fun-stuff/island-reemerges/.


  • Johnson, M. (2012, May 2) Inmate work project. WMDT. Retrieved from http://www.wmdt.com/story/18066202/inmate-work-project?clienttype=printable NOTE: Can be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20120609123344/http://www.wmdt.com/story/18066202/inmate-work-project?clienttype=printable.


  • Kaplan, M. (2012, June 22) Escapes: Rebuilding Maryland’s wild islands. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/escapes-rebuilding-marylands-islands/2012/06/21/gJQA156VvV_story.html?utm_term=.d6287449e828.


  • Knauss, C. (2012, July 8) Poplar Island showing potential. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_06c4f0c2-c8a8-11e1-b27d-001a4bcf887a.html.


  • (2012, January 27) Maryland group celebrating 40 years of restoring wetlands, invites public to learn how. The Republic. Retrieved from www.therepublic.com NOTE: This Associated Press article can also be found at https://www.fredericknewspost.com/archive/maryland-today/article_d99c88e9-77f6-5eba-9156-c33d1b45ab23.html.


  • Ouellette, S. (2012, February 26) Local Boy Scout completes Poplar Island service project, earns Eagle Scout rank. US Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved from http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Stories/Article/492921/local-boy-scout-completes-poplar-island-service-project-earns-eagle-scout-rank/.


  • Ouellette, S. (2012, October 2) Maryland teen earns Eagle Scout medal at Poplar Island. US Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved from http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Media/NewsStories/tabid/10435/Article/10847/local-boy-scout-completes-poplar-island-service-project-earns-eagle-scout-rank.aspx.


  • Polk, C. (2012, August 22) Birds found sick, dying on Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_66765d4c-ec0e-11e1-9d49-0019bb2963f4.html.


  • (2012, June 29) Rebuilding the Chesapeake’s Poplar Island. WAMU. Retrieved from http://www.wamucoast.org/shows/2012-06/rebuilding-chesapeakes-poplar-island NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Schofield, M. (2012, July 22) In Chesapeake Bay, Army Corps tries to build a better island. McClatchy Washington Bureau. Retrieved from http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article24733105.html.


  • Spector, D. (2012, July 5) This US Army saved this island from vanishing forever. Business Insider. Retrieved from http://www.businessinsider.com/rebuilding-poplar-island-2012-7.


  • (2012, April 7) US Army builds artificial mysterious island in Atlantic Ocean. Pravada Report. Retrieved from http://english.pravda.ru/world/americas/04-07-2012/121558-poplar_island-0/?mode=print.


  • (2012, July 7) US army creates mysterious island off coast of Baltimore. AGI. Retrieved from http://www.agi.it/english-version/world/elenco-notizie/201207071944-cro-ren1078-us_army_creates_mysterious_island_off_coast_of_baltimore NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • (2012, July 3) Video from space shows army creating an island off the coast of the U.S.. Gizmodo.com. Retrieved from http://gizmodo.com/5923158/video-from-space-shows-us-army-creating-an-island-in-the-atlantic.


  • Washenko, A. (2012, July 3) Watch a time-lapse video of the Army building an island. Tecca.com. Retrieved from http://www.tecca.com/news/2012/07/03/watch-army-building-island/ NOTE: Can also be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20120710214448/http://www.tecca.com:80/news/2012/07/03/watch-army-building-island.


  • Wrenn, E. (2012, July 4) Reclaimed from the ocean, the island that is being re-born in the Atlantic Ocean as a nature reserve by the U.S. military. Daily Mail.com. Retrieved from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2168282/Reclaimed-ocean-island-born-Atlantic-Ocean-nature-reserve-U-S-military.html.

  • 2011

  • Allen, K. (2011, June 10) Volunteers plant at Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Page A1.


  • Ben-Achour, S. (2011, March 14) The sinking islands of the Chesapeake: Poplar Island. WAMU. Retrieved from http://wamu.org/story/11/03/14/the_sinking_islands_of_the_chesapeake_poplar_island/.


  • Burke, M. (2011, December 1) Sunnier days ahead for Bay's double-crested cormorants. Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/sunnier_days_ahead_for_bays_doublecrested_cormorants.


  • (2011, October 6) Chesapeake Bay’s Poplar Island; Proving ground for wetland restoration. Ecology Today. Retrieved from http://www.ecology.com/2011/10/06/chesapeake-bay-poplar-island-wetland-restore/.


  • Donatell, J. (2011, May 25) We had a chance to help the bay. Glen Burnie Patch. Retrieved from https://patch.com/maryland/glenburnie/we-had-a-chance-to-help-the-bay.


  • (2011, June 6) Dredge material being used to restore Chesapeake Bay's Poplar Island. The Republic. Retrieved from www.therepublic.com NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Green, S. (2011, September 15) Worcester, Wicomico score fed funding. The Dispatch. Retrieved from https://mdcoastdispatch.com/2011/09/15/worcester-wicomico-score-fed-funding/.


  • (2011, December 1) Ithaca Hosts Cayuga Inlet Dredge Material Presentation. Dredging Today. Retrieved from http://www.dredgingtoday.com/2011/12/01/ithaca-hosts-cayuga-inlet-dredge-material-presentation-usa/.


  • Jackson, N.M. (2011, March/April) MPA Dredging operations continue to make port safer and enhance environment. Port of Baltimore, Magazine. Pages 18–21.


  • Lerner, M. (2011, December 8) Resort living: Island paradise in Chesapeake. The Washington Times. Retrieved from http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/8/resort-living-island-paradise-in-chesapeake.


  • (2011, June 22) Maintenance Dredging Baltimore Harbor & Channels, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland – Presolicitation.. Dredging News Online. Retrieved from http://www.sandandgravel.com NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20120110193033/http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=14754.


  • (2011, June 7) Our towns. Delmarvanow.com. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com Note: Article is no longer available..


  • Pimental, A. (2011, March 10) Chesapeake Brrr! What it's like to work on the Bay in winter.. Chesapeake Bay New. Retrieved from http://www.chesapeakebay.net/blog/post/chesapeake_brrr_what_its_like_to_work_on_the_bay_in_winter.


  • (2011, January 18) Poplar Island benefits from dredged material. Dredging News Online. Retrieved from http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=14104 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20151016173111/http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=14104.


  • Reshetiloff, K. (2011, July 1) Poplar Island: Out of the spoils into the spectacular. . Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/poplar_island_out_of_the_spoils_into_the_spectacular.


  • (2011, June 6) Volunteers help restore Chesapeake’s Poplar Island. Alternative Fuel Network. Retrieved from http://alternativefuelnetwork.com/catalog/lndex.php?u=ports-america-chesapeake NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Wheeler, T. (2011, January 16) ). Port dredging helps reclaim vanishing island. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bs-gr-poplar-island-20110116,0,7806946.story NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Voisin, S. (2011, June 6) Turtles on the Chesapeake [Electronic photogallery]. The Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/turtles?on?the?chesapeake/2011/07/11/gIQAvd0KBI_gallery.html#photo=1.

  • 2010

  • Allen, K. (2010, March 16) Gov. seeks funds for projects in Talbot, Dorchester. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2010/03/16/news/115609.prt NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • Chrissy Albanese. (2010, March 9) Chrissy Albanese to speak on Poplar Island project. The Star Democrat: News. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_151f135a-16d3-5d8d-975e-ae6a916b15d6.html?mode=print.


  • (2010, Spring) Classrooms across TCPS raise baby turtles for the Poplar Island Terrapin Program. Talbot County Public Schools Excellence by Design. Page 4.


  • Kobell, R. (2010, March 1) Dredge islands in Bay giving way to projects on shore.. Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/dredge_islands_in_bay_giving_way_to_projects_on_shore.


  • Lapis, Jennifer. (2010, January 16) Chesapeake Bay Field Office’s Poplar Island wildlife restoration to be highlighted at DOI conference on the Environment. . U.S. Fish and Wildlife Journal Entry. Retrieved from https://www.fws.gov/arsnew/print/print_report.cfm?arskey=27455.


  • Lapis, Jennifer. (2010, March 10) Chesapeake Bay Field Office video reveals the splendor of Poplar Island restoration. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Journal Entry. Retrieved from https://www.fws.gov/arsnew/print/print_report.cfm?arskey=27545.


  • Lewis, B. (2010, March 22) Restoring Poplar Island. What’s Up Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.whatsupmag.com/life-style/outdoors/10-03-22/Restoring_Poplar_Island.aspx NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20100623051552/http://www.whatsupmag.com:80/life-style/outdoors/10-03-22/Restoring_Poplar_Island.aspx.


  • Newell, B. (2010, May 25) Poplar restoration continues. The Star Democrat.. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_aea9f369-22f5-5d23-93ee-a83cba1c1227.html?success.


  • (2010, November) Poplar Island past and present [Electronic photogallery].. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bs-poplar-isle-pg-photogallery.html.


  • Surowiec, K. (2010, January 8) Historian asks QA planning commission to remember archeological value of sites. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2010/01/08/news/107801.txt.


  • Wheeler, T. (2010, October 26) Iconic Bay landmark yields to rising waters [Blog post]. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/features/green/2010/10/bay_island_house_before_and_no.html NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • Wood, P. (2010, October 9) Our Bay: Tough terrapin news for teachers. Capital Gazette Communications. Retrieved from http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/top/2010/10/09-10/Our-Bay-Tough-terrapin-news-for-teachers.html NOTE: Link is no longer active..

  • 2009

  • Allen, K. (2009, February 18) Snowy owl visits Oxford. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/02/18/news/doc499bfc5c8e5d2997514803.txt.


  • Allen, K. (2009, March 20) Snowy owl returns to cooler climates. . The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/03/20/news/70416.txt NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • (2009, October 17) Around the region. The Baltimore Sun. Page A4.


  • Blankenship, K. (2009, March 1) Millions of dollars in stimulus bill could aid Bay's restoration. The Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/millions_of_dollars_in_stimulus_bill_could_aid_bays_restoration.


  • DeMetrick, A. (2009, June 4) Inmates Plant Seeds To Stop Erosion In The Bay. 13 WJZ. Retrieved from http://wjz.com/local/inmates.erosion.bay.2.1031382.html NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • (2009, June) Dreading the Dredge?. Dredging and Port Construction Magazine. Pages 32–34.


  • Evans, C. (2009, February 2) Baby terps attend Bennett Middle. Delmarvanow.com. Retrieved from http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20090202/LIFESTYLE/902020315/1024 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20090205212813/http://delmarvanow.com:80/article/20090202/LIFESTYLE/902020315.


  • (2009, June 5) Failing the Chesapeake Bay. Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/metro/interactives/failingthechesapeake/.


  • (2009, September 3) Horn Point to host open house. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/09/03/news/91628.txt.


  • Hunt, L. (2009, May 14) Around the park: Native garden takes shape at Jones Elementary School. The Capital. Retrieved from http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/csp/2009/05/14-60/Around-the-Park-Native-garden-takes-shape-at-Jones-Elementary-School.html NOTE: Link is no longer active..


  • Kentmorr EcoDredge. (2009) Kentmorr EcoDredge to restore access, shoreline at Poplar and Coaches Islands. [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.kentmorrecodredge.com/news.html NOTE: Can now be found at http://www.ecodredge-md.com/news_021909.html.


  • Knauss, C. (2009, December 30) Second homes, rentals keeping Tilghman afloat. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/12/31/business/106792.txt.


  • National Aquarium Baltimore. (2009) Conservation Events: Poplar Island. [Press release].. Retrieved from http://www.aqua.org/conservationevents_poplarisland.html NOTE: Link is no longer active.


  • (2009, October 5) On Chesapeake Bay, an island saved from sinking. Voices of America. Retrieved from https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/a-23-2009-10-05-voa1-83141187/129702.html.


  • Pelton, T. (2009, July 28) The strange magic of an island reborn. Bay Daily. Retrieved from http://cbf.typepad.com/bay_daily/2009/07/poplar-island-in-the-chesapeake-bay-is-one-of-the-most-surreal-places-ive-ever-visited-a-landscape-of-blue-herons-and.html.


  • Pelton, T. (2009, August 5) The turtle’s dance with the fishing bird. Bay Daily. Retrieved from http://cbf.typepad.com/bay_daily/2009/08/i-was-out-on-a-motorboat-in-the-chesapeake-bay-recently-with-a-scientist-who-was-trapping-and-tagging-diamondback-terrapins-a.html.


  • (2009, February 22) Sand to be used to build up Coaches Island shoreline. The Star Democrat.


  • (2009, October 19) Senate approves Bay funding, including for Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/10/19/news/97476.txt.


  • (2009, March 1) Snowy owl appears for the 1st time in 24 years. ). The Capital. Page A4.


  • Stephenson, M. (2009, May 21) Raising and releasing diamondback terrapins; Central Special students have fun experience. The Capital. Page A6.


  • (2009, December 28) Talbot County jobs and quality of life. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/articles/2009/12/28/business/106425.txt.


  • (2009, September 3) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers OKs island restoration project. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_498ca7b1-910e-581e-969a-44cee77094f9.html.


  • (2009, May 17) Volunteers sought for Poplar Island grass planting in June. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_689d35b3-8b06-5c40-9608-12ebb22a5b4c.html?mode=print.


  • Wood, P. (2009, March 18) AACC, Providence Center team to grow wetlands grasses. The Capital. Retrieved from http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/env/2009/03/18-19/AACC-Providence-Center-team-to-grow-wetlands-grasses.html NOTE: Link is no longer active..

  • 2008

  • Curtis, J. (2008, July/August) Treasure Island: Poplar reveals its natural gems. Maryland Life. Page 48–53.


  • Fahrenthold, D.A. (2008, February 19) For fragile Md. Isle, help from holiday past. The Washington Post Page B01. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/18/AR2008021802188.html?nav=rss_metro.


  • Fincham, M. (2008, September) Poplar Island success. Chesapeake Quarterly. Volume 7 (4)..


  • Owens, C. (2008, August 3) Returning to its natural glory. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_00823194-4961-5a3f-8ce4-54eec1f269bc.html?mode=jqm_com.


  • Surowiec, K. (2008, March 31) Restoration planned for James, Barren islands. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://stardem.com/news/article_2960110c-8cdb-5bc3-897e-578787035bdf.html?mode=print.


  • Tegler, S. L. (2008) Benfield Elementary students helping to save terrapins. The Capital, Annapolis.


  • Wood, P. (2008, April 16) An Island reborn. The Capital.


  • Wood, P. (2008, October 5) Fear for the turtle. The Capital.

  • 2007

  • Blankenship, K. (2007, November 1) Climate change already affecting Bay, experts say. Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/climate_change_already_affecting_bay_experts_say.


  • Brown, M. H. (2007, December 20) Maryland share of earmarks exceeds $200 million; some lawmakers are unhappy state didn’t receive more. The Baltimore Sun. Page A1.


  • Buckley, B. (2007, November 15) Maryland: Poplar Island restoration gets $192 Million in WRDA.. Engineering News-Record. Retrieved from http://www.enr.com/articles/31783-maryland-poplar-island-restoration-gets-192-million-in-wrda?v=preview.


  • Chesapeake Bay Field Office. (2007, Spring) Discarded trees become wildlife habitat. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Chesapeake Bay Field Office. On the Wild Side! e-Newsletter.


  • (2007, December) Congress overrides veto of water bill; Bay to benefit. Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article.cfm?article=3217.


  • (2007, May 11) Dorchester erosion group meets. The Star Democrat: News. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_2906a710-530b-54e2-8500-9b5b6fbbb6df.html?mode=print.


  • Gvozdas, S. (2007, June 1) On Poplar Island, a turtle graduation; Completing school project, students release 167 terrapins. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2007-06-01/news/0706010300_1_terrapin-poplar-island-chesapeake-bay.


  • Gvozdas, S. (2007, September 9) Small turtles draw big crowd. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2007-09-09/news/0709080178_1_terrapins.


  • Horton, T. (2007, May) How to build an island. Chesapeake Bay Magazine. Pages 60–68.


  • (2007, Winter) Maryland seeks WRDA gains. Mid-Atlantic Construction MidAtlantic News. Retrieved from http://midatlantic.construction.com/news/midatlantic/archive/Winter07.asp NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20090321064827/http://midatlantic.construction.com/news/midatlantic/archive/Winter07.asp.


  • Reshetiloff, K. (2007, March 1) At present, Christmas trees filling habitat needs on Poplar Island. The Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/at_present_christmas_trees_filling_habitat_needs_on_poplar_island.


  • Sayles, T. (2007, May) From the editor: Poplar Island, Version 2.0. Chesapeake Bay Magazine.


  • (2007, September 30) Seeing the sights (the ones above water, at least) for an afternoon on the Chesapeake Bay. VOA News. Retrieved from https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/a-23-2007-09-30-voa2-83133642/127499.html.


  • Tabler, D. (2007, October 9) Poplar Island: Ecological work in progress. Star Democrat: News. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_2130db17-4bc5-51bd-a54f-64860ed4b5c3.html.


  • (2007, February 7) Terrapin catch raises alarm. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2007-02-07/news/0702070030_1_terrapin-maryland-watermen-trapping.


  • Wood, P. (2007, January 23) Island of misfit trees. The Capital Gazette.


  • Wood, P. (2007, May 30) Students set classroom terrapin free. . The Capital, Annapolis, MD. Retrieved from http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/top/2007/05/30-35 NOTE: Link is no longer active.

  • 2006

  • (2006, August 19) Army Engineer Gerald 'Jed' Curtis Brown, 63. The Washington Post. Page B.6..


  • Bailey, P. K. (2006, September) Poplar Island reborn. The Tidewater Times. Retrieved from http://www.tidewatertimes.com/PoplarIslandReborn.htm.


  • Crawford, G. (2006, March) Good for the birds, bad for the watermen?. The Island Flyer. Volume 3 (13).


  • (2006, April 10) Erosion group discusses Poplar Island. The Daily Banner. Page 3.


  • (2006, August 20) The erosion of history. The Baltimore Sun. MD. Page 20A.


  • (2006, October 1) Gilchrest opposes funds for Poplar Island expansion; Says limited funds should target Smith Island, Barren & James islands. The Star Democrat. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_96c1a183-09aa-5cb4-9337-377647557a4e.html?mode=print.


  • Hirsch, A. (2006, August 19) Rescuing family's past from time and nature; In the '60s, an old man moved relatives' gravestones from a shrinking island to save them from the bay. The Baltimore Sun. Page 1A. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2006-08-19/news/0608190049_1_tilghman-island-poplar-island-howarth.


  • Kobell, R. A. (2006, November 13) Dredging up answer to vanishing islands; plan would solve commerce, environmental concerns. The Baltimore Sun. Page 1.A. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2006-11-13/news/0611130198_1_poplar-island-vanishing-islands-dredge.


  • Nery, S. (2006, September 1) Local Officials view progress at Poplar Island. The Star Democrat. Page A7. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_31c9a40d-b4e7-5dad-8315-054bd0944cfd.html.


  • Nitkin, K. (2006, October 29) Curriculum with a hard shell. The Baltimore Sun. Page 3.G. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2006-10-29/news/0610280206_1_terrapins-turtles-severna-park-elementary.


  • (2006, May 9) Poplar Island restoration earns MPA environmental nod. Baltimore Business Journal. Retrieved from http://baltimore.bizjournals.com/baltimore/stories/2006/05/08/daily6.html.


  • Zeigler, N. (2006, June 10) Chesapeake, again, is the bay plentiful with striped bass. The New York Times. Page D.6..

  • 2005

  • Burton, K. (2005, Summer) The island that almost vanished is slowly reappearing. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Chesapeake Bay Field Office On the Wild Side! e-Newsletter. Retrieved from https://www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/Newsletter/Summer05/Poplar%20Island/Island.htm.


  • (2005, May 27) House approves funds for oysters and Poplar Island. The Star Democrat: News. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/article_c4ed746c-0abb-58a8-9d66-c3ebf887a4dc.html?mode=print.


  • (2005, August 11) Maryland’s real terrapins, orioles not faring so well. Population drops prompt study, rescues. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-63829.html.


  • (2005, June 2) Poplar Island Reborn Thanks to Economic and Environmental Concerns. VOA News. Retrieved 7/28/2010 from http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/a-13-2005-06-02-voa57-67391912.html?refresh=1.


  • (2005, June 9) Public invited to spend a day, or a week, planting grasses. The Star Democrat: News. Retrieved from http://www.stardem.com/news/ article_1450f177-0c17-515c-8ca9-318eebfc99b9.html?mode=print.


  • (2005, September 20) Sea Change, Part 3: in the Chesapeake Bay. The Virginian Pilot. Retrieved from http://home.hamptonroads.com/stories/story.cfm?story=92554&ran=94656 NOTE: Can now be found at https://web.archive.org/web/20070808212530/http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=92413&ran=118165.


  • Thompson, B. (2005, March) Rising Island. Chesapeake Life. Pages 70–122.


  • Thomson, C. (2005, March 31) Decoys beckon snowy egrets back to island. Nature: Scientists are using plastic birds to get bay wildlife to return. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2005-03-31/news/0503310023_1_egrets-poplar-island-brinker.

  • 2004

  • Horton, T. (2004, September 10) Poplar Island rises again. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2004-09-10/news/0409100101_1_poplar-island-habitat-wildlife.


  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Chesapeake Bay Field Office. (2004, Fall) Build it, and they will come. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Chesapeake Bay Field Office e-Newsletter.

  • 2003

  • Baird, G. (2003, February 21) 8 Islands possible dump sites. The Frederick News-Post. Page A-15..


  • (2003, February 20) Massive U.S. budget bill brings windfall for area projects. The Washington Post. Page T.02..

  • 2002

  • Adams, P. (2002, July 1) Closing in on a dredge plan. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2002-07-01/business/0207010296_1_disposal-sites-dredge-material-port.


  • Brouwer, G. (2002, June 6) Rebuilding an Island. Civil Engineering. Page 54.


  • Davenport, C. (2002, August 13) Digging up the past to restore an island; Engineers try to re- create wildlife oasis. The Washington Post. Page B01.


  • Huslin, A. (2002, June 21) Poplar Island could rise for more; Federal agency objects to piling dumpsite higher. The Washington Post. Page B03.


  • Jackson, B. (2002, September 1) Tide turns as island rebuilt in Chesapeake Bay. CNN.com. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/science/09/01/poplar.island/.


  • Powder, J. (2002, April 2) Bottled solution to bay problem. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2002-04-02/news/0204020154_1_poplar-island-underwater-grasses-port.


  • Weaver, C. S. (2002, July) Officials dedicate Murden Memorial on Poplar Island. Constellation, 28, 8..

  • 2001

  • Adams, P. (2001, July 13) Dredging plans are prioritized. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2001-07-13/business/0107130054_1_disposal-sites-dredge-material-dredge-spoil.


  • Guy, C.. (2001, May 20) Aiding nature's comeback Project: The restoration of nearly extinct Poplar Island, using material dredged from port of Baltimore channels, pleases environmentalists and government officials.. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2001-05-20/news/0105200020_1_poplar-island-dredge-material-island-restoration.

  • 2000

  • Adams, P. (2000, September 9) Port looks to islands to ease dredging woes; Restoration with spoil may help in short run. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2000-09-09/news/0009090163_1_dredging-projects-dredge-material-port.

  • 1999

  • (1999, February 3) Army, Md. to spend $430M to rebuild Poplar Island. The Capital. Page A4..


  • Little, R. (1999, March 1) Restoring What Nature Wore Away; Island in the Bay Gets and 2nd Chance. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1999/03/01/restoring-what-nature-wore-away/14a498b2-a9de-4b97-8819-bc8da2f7db6a/?utm_term=.9c5624601b44.

  • 1998

  • (1998, September 20) Glendening seeks money from Democratic leade. The Capital. Page A4.


  • (1998, September 29) House adds money for Poplar Island. The Frederick Post, Frederick, MD. Page A-2..


  • Mirabella, L. (1998, April 29) Poplar Island to be restored as a wildlife refuge in the bay; Officials plan to use spoil from dredging of port shipping channels; Chesapeake Bay. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-04-29/business/1998119002_1_poplar-island-port-administration-fish-and-wildlife.


  • (1998, May 2) Mud from Baltimore Port to Create Chesapeake Wildlife Habitat. The Washington Post. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com. Page G18.

  • 1997

  • (1997, October 25) Act provides $50 million for dredging project.. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1997-10-25/business/1997298086_1_dredging-poplar-island-channels.


  • Iliff, M. (1997, Winter) Middle Atlantic Coast Region. Field Notes. Pages 980–985.


  • Kreytak, S. (1997, November 30) Chesapeake's Poplar Island may rise again; Heritage: In the spring, state officials hope to begin a 20-year project that will not only salvage what remains of Poplar Island, but will also rebuild it to its sickle-shaped 1847 outline. The Baltimore Sun. Page 16.B..


  • Meyer, E. (1997, June 3) Deal to rebuild Bay island is stranded. The Washington Post. Page B03..


  • Nawrozki, J. (1997, February 14) Harbor’s burden shared in bill. The Baltimore Sun. Page 1C.

  • 1996

  • (1996, July 13) Bay’s Poplar Island may resurface again. The News. Frederick, Md. Page A11.


  • Blankenship, K. (1996, April) Huge wetland restoration touted for Blackwater. The Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article.cfm?article=2498.


  • Blankenship, K. (1996, July/August) Poplar choice for disposal. The Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/poplar_choice_for_disposal.


  • Blankenship, K. (1996, October) Artificial island key element of long-term dredging plan. Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/artificial_island_key_element_of_longterm_dredging_plan.


  • Blankenship, K. (1996, October) From shipping lanes to shorelines. The Chesapeake Bay Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bayjournal.com/article/from_shipping_lanes_to_shorelines.


  • Carstens, K. (1996, February 29) Help for Bay islands sought by senators. The Capital. Page C12..


  • (1996, July 13) Congressional panel approves Poplar Island plan.. The Capital. Page A4.


  • (1996, April 30) Dredge Spoil to be Used to Rebuild Poplar Island. The Capital. Page A4.


  • Resnick, A. (1996, July 22) With U.S. help, Maryland plans dredging-rebuilding project. The Bond Buyer. Page 32..


  • Wooton, S. (1996, February 9) Legislature pressed for dredge disposal; Business, labor leaders seek reversal of ban on using Deep trough; The Port. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-02-09/business/1996040007_1_trough-disposal-site-port.


  • Wooton, S. (1996, February 10) Lawmakers find little to like in dredge plans; Poplar Island restoration called too costly; Hart Miller will be full soon; Environmentalists, watermen question use of deep trough. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-02-10/business/1996041048_1_hart-miller-island-poplar-island-dredge-material.


  • Wooton, S. (1996, March 18) Glendening shapes plan for dredging; Aim is to blunt criticism of strategy derided as murky. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-03-18/business/1996078067_1_dredging-glendening-port.


  • Wooton, S. (1996, March 19) Maryland to offer 2 dump sites; Dredge-spoil options promised by summer. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-03-19/business/1996079001_1_glendening-dredge-trough.


  • Wooton, S. (1996, March 20) Clinton budget slates Md. Dredge-project aid; $22 Million allocated to using Poplar Island as spoil-disposal site. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-03-20/business/1996080050_1_dredged-material-poplar-island-island-project.


  • Wooton, S. (1996, July 12) Funds for Poplar Island backed by house panel; Dredge disposal project could cost $300 Million. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-07-12/business/1996194059_1_poplar-island-island-project-dredge.

  • 1995

  • Meyer, E. (1995, April 17) Bay island won’t sink from sight; Dredging plan to aid Chesapeake wildlife. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1995/04/17/bay-island-wont-sink-from-sight/32aaa4a0-e2ef-475e-9e1d-1ec4c42d3f80/?utm_term=.f3db424273ff.


  • (1995, September 27) Poplar Island to be rebuilt with spoil from channel dredging. The Frederick Post. Page A8.


  • (1995, September 30) Poplar Island to undergo restoration; State, Federal groups plan wildlife habitat. The Washington Post. Page F.04..

  • 1994

  • Blankenship, K. (1994, October) Rising from the depths: Plan would use dredged sediment to rebuild island for Bay wildlife. Bay Journal.

  • 1990

  • (1990, December 1) Islands may be rebuilt with fill; Va. Md. weigh plan for Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com. Page E.04.

  • 1983

  • Phillips, A. (1983, June 22) Vanishing isle…a private haven for sportsmen for now. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1983/06/22/vanishing-isle-a-private-haven-for-sportsmen-for-now/7ea6d5f3-13b9-47ca-a356-cbbc7c04cbf0/?utm_term=.b28d1b52a545.

  • 1980

  • Meyer, E. (1980, May 11) Wind and shore erosion defeats Poplar Island. The Washington Post. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com. Page A1.

  • 1975

  • Richards, B. (1975, September 18) Studying and taking care of the ospreys on Poplar Island for 13 Years. The Washington Post. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..


  • Richards, B. (1975, October 1) Reese’s devotion keeps ospreys alive. Sandusky Register. Page C4..


  • Richards, B. (1975, October 16) Birds and Friend On Poplar Island. The Victoria Advocate.

  • 1972

  • (1972, January 3) Chesapeake Bay island expected to disappear. The Daily Mail, Hagerstown, MD. Page 26.


  • (1972, January 3) Erosion eats away Poplar Island. Newspaper Unknown.


  • (1972, January 1) Md. island, bird species endangered. The Washington Post. Page B1. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1971

  • (1971, February 21) 3 missing in Bay off Poplar Island. The Baltimore Sun . Page 13. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1970

  • Kinsman, D. (1970, August 30) The Bay’s disappearing island. The Sun. Page TM13. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1968

  • Winterble,. (1968, March 26) 4 GIs rescued off Bay island. The Washington Post. Page B4. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1965

  • Stuckley, T. (1965, September 2) State unit closes two oyster bars. Cumberland Evening Times.

  • 1964

  • (1964, May 13) 5 rescued uninjured as yacht catches fire. The Washington Post. Page B2. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com.

  • 1958

  • Carpenter, D. (1958, September 17) Estimate 5000 fish taken south of Poplar Island buoy. The Evening Capital, Annapolis, MD..

  • 1956

  • (1956, May 29) 2 D.C. Fishermen Saved From Bay. The Washington Post. Page 1.. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1946

  • (1946, September 10) 2 famous Bay islands for ale. The Washington Post. Page 12. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1944

  • (1944, June 13) Shells scarce, pesky crows face safe life. The Washington Post . Page 3.. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com.

  • 1942

  • (1942, February 19) Plan new strategy for blitzing crows. Evening Times, Cumberland, MD. Page 11..

  • 1938

  • (1938, January 24) Caws and effect. The Washington Post. Page X6. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1935

  • (1935, May 12) Open yacht race at Poplar Island. The Washington Post. Page SP5. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1930

  • (1930, November 1) Club rushes work for duck season; Sportsmen of Washington hope for excellent year on Chesapeake.. The Washington Post. Page 24. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..


  • (1930, August 31) Democrats to have Rapidan of their own: Tydings buys island in Chesapeake Bay for party sportsmen. Syracuse Herald. First Section-3.


  • (1930, August 30) Flashes of life. The Lowell Sun.


  • (1930, August 31) Senate Democrats for island club. New York Times. Page N2. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1904

  • (1904, June 27) Big still captured on Shells’ Reserve. The Baltimore Sun. Page 10. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest.com..

  • 1894

  • (1894, October 14) Oyster beds covered with sand washed in by Wednesday’s storm. The New York Times. Page 11..

  • 1888

  • (1888, July 28) Camping on Poplar Island. The Baltimore Sun. Page 6..


  • (1888, January 20) The oyster war. The Washington Post. Page 1.

  • 1885

  • (1885, December 25) A battle with oyster pirates. The New York Times. Page 5..

  • 1884

  • (1884, March 17) Murder on the Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post. Page 1.


  • (1884, March 27) Poplar Island oyster captures.. The Baltimore Sun. Page 1..

  • 1852

  • (1852, January 31) Southern mail – stranded bark – the Flora Macdonald – ten persons drowned. New York Daily Times. Page 8..

  • 1850

  • (1850, December 30) Dwelling burnt. The Baltimore Sun. Page 2..

  • 1847

  • (1847, February 10) One thousand cats. The London Nonconformist. Page 88..