|Agency||Grant or Contract Number|
|Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary|
|Chesapeake Bay Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency||CB96343701|
|Maryland Department of Natural Resources||MOU MDNR FY20|
|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 2019 photography: Todd Beser and Hannah Schmidt of Aberdeen Proving Ground; Rebecca Golden, Brooke Landry, Mark Lewandowski, and Mike Naylor of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD-DNR); Cassie Gurbisz of St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Jesse Iliff of the South River Federation; Peter McGowan of US Fish and Wildlife Service; Rebecca Murphy and Tim Trumbauer of ShoreRivers; David Riter of Baltimore County; Matt Robinson of DC Department of Energy and Environment; John Page Williams of Chesapeake Bay Foundation; and Corey Holbert, Bob Orth, and Erin Shields of VIMS. We would also like to thank citizens who provided ground data, including Jason Barney, Tom Guay, David Harp, Tom Harten, Sally Hornor, Jason Reidy, Terry Willis, 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: Carin Bisland 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.