|Agency||Grant or Contract Number|
|Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary|
|Chesapeake Bay Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency||CB96343701|
|Virginia Department of Environmental Quality||16666|
|Maryland Department of Natural Resources||RAT2/19-535|
|Maryland Department of the Environment||MOU FFY2019|
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Coastal Zone Management Program
Acknowledgments would not be complete without commendation for the groups that provided ground surveys of SAV beds, which were used in conjunction with interpretation of the 2018 photography: Rebecca Golden, Brooke Landry, and Mike Naylor of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD-DNR); David Riter of Baltimore County; Zach Tate of BayLand Consultants & Designers for Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works; Rebecca Murphy and Matt Pluta of ShoreRivers; Jeremy Testa of the University of Maryland; Matt Robinson of DC Department of Energy and Environment; Laura Birsa and Chris Jones of George Mason University; Bo Lusk of the Nature Conservancy; Todd Beser of Aberdeen Proving Ground; Nancy Rybicki of the US Geological Survey; Cassie Gurbisz of St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Jeff Talbott of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality; and Ken Moore, Betty Neikirk, JJ Orth, and Paul Richardson of VIMS. We would also like to thank citizens who provided ground data, including Jason Barney, Tom Guay, Tom Harten, Jeff Holland, Sally Hornor, Jason Reidy, and Rebecca Wright.
The production of this report required the dedication of numerous scientists, technicians, photographers, and others. The following people deserve a note of thanks: Rich Batiuk of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Brooke Landry, Rebecca Golden, and Cathy Wazniak of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD-DNR), Matt Stover of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Cindy Johnson of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA-DEQ), and Laura McKay of the Virginia Coastal Zone Program. We are especially grateful to the dedicated VIMS personnel who contributed greatly to the production of this report: Valerie Woodard and Pam Ivey of the Sponsored Programs office provided grant administration; Information Technology and Network Services provided computer services; Corey Holbert's assistance in orthorectifying flight lines, and Regina Burrell and Maxine Butler of the Department of Biological Sciences provided administrative assistance and purchasing services.
Air Photographics, Inc. conducted the aerial photographic missions and was responsible for the high quality aerial imagery.