Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust

COVE POINT NATURAL HERITAGE TRUST

The mission of the Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust is to preserve and protect ecologically sensitive sites at Cove Point and vicinity through land conservation, scientific research, and environmental education.

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Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust
11785 Clifton Drive
P.O. Box 336
Lusby, MD 20657
410.394.1300

 

COMPLETED STUDIES

Copies of the scientific research studies funded by the Trust are available from the Trust and have been placed in the following locations for public review:

Boxwell, Robert: Bluebird Box Monitoring Effort 2010 Cove Point LNG, Calvert County, Maryland
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Bluebird Box Monitoring Effort 2011 Cove Point LNG, Calvert County, Maryland
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Bluebird Box Monitoring Effort 2012 Cove Point LNG, Calvert County, Maryland
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Bluebird Box Monitoring Effort 2013 Cove Point LNG, Calvert County, Maryland
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Bushaw-Newton, Karen L: The Biogeochemistry of Cove Point Marsh, Maryland: An Investigation of Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Dynamics and the Role of the Microbial Community. 2005.
-- click here to view report in PDF (438 kb)

Bushmann, Paul J: Abundance and Population Structure of Fishes in Cove Point Marsh. March 2000.
-- click here to view report in PDF (7 kb)

Fish Abundance and Community Structure in Cove Point Marsh. April 2001 
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European Carp (Cyprinus carpio) and the Native Fishes in Cove Point Marsh. 2004.
-- click here to view report in PDF (7 mb)

A Monitoring Program to Evaluate Cove Point as a Spawning Area for the Horseshoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus 2005 -- click here to view report in PDF (24 kb)

Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Spawning at Cove Point, Maryland
-- click here to view report in PDF (248 kb)

Final Report and Evaluation of Marsh Restoration Cove Point Beach Restoration: Utilization of a Spawning Habitat by Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus), 2011
-- click here to view report in PDF (634 kb)

Limulus polyphemus Spawning Survey 2012 -- click here to view report in PDF (675 kb)

Cove Point Horseshoe Crab Survey 2013 -- click here to view report in PDF (2.7 mb)

Cavey, Joseph F: Survey Report on the Leaf Beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Cove Point LNG Property and Vicinity, Calvert County, Maryland. June 2004.  -- click here to view report in PDF

Knisley, C. Barry: Distribution and Abundance of Adults and Larvae of the Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetle, Cicindela Dorsalis Dorsalis, at Cove Point, Maryland, 1996-1997. August 1997. 
-- click here to view report in PDF (13 mb)

Determination of Population Size of Resident Adult Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetles, Larval Recruitment and Immigration at Cove Point, Calvert County, MD, in 1998.
-- click here to view report in PDF (3 mb)

Population Decline of the Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetle in Calvert County, MD. January 18, 2000.  -- click here to view report in PDF (17 mb)

McCann, James M., Pete Bendel, and Dana Limpert: A Survey of the Mammals Occurring at the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Property Calvert County, Maryland. February 2002. -- click here to view report in PDF 

McCormick, Melissa and Dennis Whigham: Orchids and their mycorrhizal fungi at Cove Point (Calvert County). December 2004. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. -- click here to view report in PDF

Nagle, Christopher L. PhD: Hellen Creek Archelogical Survey. November 2011
-- click here to view report in PDF (5 mb)

Norden, Arnold W: The Reptiles and Amphibians of Cove Point, Calvert County, Maryland. April 2001.
-- click here to view report in PDF (15 mb)

Orr, Richard L: The Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Cove Point LNG Site~Calvert County, Maryland. November 25, 1999. -- click here to view report in PDF (54 kb)

2011-2012 Survey of the Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the Cove Point Lng Property, November 2012 -- click here to view report in PDF (86kb)

Pie, Hannah and Carys Mitchelmore: Determining the acute toxicity of current and alternative oil spill chemical dispersants to early life-stage blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus).  December 2012 UMCES, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory -- click here to view report in PDF (265 kb)

Shapiro, Leo and Sam Droege: Bees of the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Site and Vicinity, Calvert County, Maryland -- click here to view report in PDF (1.6 mb)

Steury, Brent W: Floristics Survey for Vascular Plants of Cove Point~Calvert County, Maryland. Field Season 1996.

Vascular Plant Community Characterizations for Cove Point Marsh~Calvert County, Maryland. Summary and Field Forms from Field Season 1997.

A Comprehensive Table of the Rank, Status, Origin, Location, Life Cycle, and Phenology of the Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Cove Point Marsh, Calvert County, Maryland. February 1997 -- click here to view report in PDF (3 mb)

Vascular Flora of the Cove Point Uplands ~ Calvert County, Maryland ~ Field Seasons 1998 and 1999

The Vascular Flora of Cove Point, Calvert County, Maryland. Winter 2002. -- click here to view report in PDF

Assessment of Five State Rare Plant Populations at Cove Point Marsh After the Application by Aerial Spraying of the Herbicide RODEO To Surrounding Populations of Phragmites australis (Year 2003). -- click here to view report in PDF

Assessment of Five State Rare Plant Populations at Cove Point Marsh

-- 2013 (54 kb) + image (294 kb)
-- 2012 (86 kb)
-- 2011 (213 kb)
-- 2010 (15 kb)
-- 2009 (25 kb)
-- 2008 (23 kb)
-- 2007 (30 kb)
-- 2005 (12 kb)
-- 2004 (11 kb)

Stevenson , J. Court and Karen Sundberg: Historical Shoreline Configurations at Cove Point from Original Patents and Later Shoreline Surveys. January 1997.

Assessment of Littoral Vegetation at Cove Point from Shoreline Transects. April 1997.
-- click here to view report in PDF (10 mb)

Wilson, Ron: Cove Point Marsh Community Monitoring Report 2008
-- click here to view report in PDF (44 kb)

 
 

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