In 1998, the Corsica River system won attention for its poor condition. The state of Maryland, in its Clean Water Action Plan, placed the river on a list of areas most in need of restoration. As part of the comprehensive action plan, state agencies developed strategies for restoring 25 watersheds across Maryland. Based on the strong restoration plan put forth in the Corsica, the state in 2005 selected the watershed as the first place to launch an all-out cleanup effort. Making a five-year commitment of $19.4 million, the state enlisted the help of public agencies and private groups to carry out the massive restoration effort. Now that five years have passed, how is the Corsica watershed doing? more . . .