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solitudelake Check out this startling example of what NOT to do with #invasive species! #Phragmites #DuckBlind 18h

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solitudelake Thank you to Natural Resources Specialist, Doug Hawpe, for sharing this cool photo of crawfish chimney that he captured while servicing a pond we manage in Catlett, VA. #WildlifeWednesday 3d

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solitudelake Not only are floating fountains beautiful, the aeration and circulation they provide are essential to maintaining overall pond health. #PondManagement 5d

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solitudelake When residents in a Havre de Grace, MD neighborhood were concerned about an Eastern Box turtle found with a hole in its shell, Ecologist Gavin Ferris, consulted with a herptologist and concluded it was an old mostly- healed injury. The turtle was released into a nearby suitable habitat! 1w

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solitudelake The Mute Swan is certainly beautiful, but did you know that a single mute swan can consume up to 8 pounds of submerged aquatic vegetation daily, threatening important native aquatic plants? #invasive 2w

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solitudelake Aquatic Ecologist, Shannon Junior, spends almost every weekend taking animals from the Madison County Animal shelter to PetSmart adoption events. Thanks to Shannon's dedication, Jenny and Roberta have found their forever homes! #TheSOLution 2w

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solitudelake Fisheries Biologist, Aaron Cushing, was greeted by these beauties enjoying the vegetative buffer around a pond he was servicing in Chantilly, VA. 2w

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solitudelake Fisheries Biologist, Marc Harris, came to the rescue and gave this little crab a ride to the nearest body of brackish water after he was found on a fountain being serviced at the Virginia Beach office. #WildlifeRescue 2w

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solitudelake The Delaware team volunteered to hand out water bottles at the Dogfish dash, an annual raise to benefit the DE chapter of The Nature Conservancy, while Trina Duncan and her husband traveled from Virginia Beach to participate in the race! #TheSOLution 3w

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solitudelake This curious 6 point buck came out to see what Environmental Scientist, Wesley Allen, was doing at his farm pond in Potomac, MD. #WildlifeWednesday 3w

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solitudelake Aquatic Ecologist, Shannon Junior, was a little dissapointed that she went to this vineyard to sample water instead of wine. #PondManagement #WineLover 4w

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solitudelake Please help us welcome baby Laine Elizabeth Hawpe to the SOLitude family! Congrats to Natural Resources Specialist, Doug Hawpe, and his wife Ann. 4w

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solitudelake It's #WhatisitWednesday! Who can correctly identify this? Thanks to Ecologist, Gavin Ferris, for this unique photo! 1mon

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solitudelake Happy first day of fall! It's the perfect time of year to enjoy the crisp fall air and beautiful foliage around your pond. 1mon

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solitudelake Happy birthday to Gavin Ferris, SOLitude's Ecologist out of the Delaware office. We always look forward to seeing his new hats and hairstyles! 1mon

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solitudelake It's #FisheriesFriday! Did you know that Redear sunfish are often called shellcrackers because of their habit of eating aquatic snails, which they crush with special grinding teeth in their throat? 1mon

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solitudelake Aquatic Ecologist, Shannon Junior, was surprised when this wasp with a grasshopper in its clutches landed on her foot at a pond we manage in Culpeper, VA. Thanks for standing still long enough to get this great picture, Shannon! #WildlifeWednesday 1mon

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solitudelake You may find lily pads in your pond attractive, but did you know that they reproduce rapidly and can take over your pond, choking out beneficial plants and reducing space for wildlife and water? #PondManagement 1mon

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solitudelake It's #WildlifeWednesday! Environmental Scientist, Brent Weber, ran into this large snapping turtle while servicing a pond we manage in Gloucester, VA. 1mon

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solitudelake Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist, Aaron Cushing, caught this beautiful shot of a Great Egret strolling along a waterbody that we manage in South Riding, VA. 2mon

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