To protect, preserve, restore and celebrate the South River


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Kirk Mantay
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Kirk Mantay is an ecologist who has been working to restore Maryland’s wetlands and waterways since 1999. A certified Professional Wetland Scientist and adjunct biology professor at Anne Arundel Community College, Kirk holds degrees from Virginia Tech (Fish & Wildlife Management (BS); Physical Geography (BA)) and Appalachian State University (Geography and Env. Planning, MA).  

Kirk has directly implemented restoration projects throughout the Bay watershed and in 12 Maryland counties, for agencies and non-profit groups including Ducks Unlimited, Maryland SHA, DC-Maryland Audubon, Delaware DOT, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission.   Most recently, Kirk has served as the Chesapeake Bay Trust's Senior Program Officer in charge of restoration programs.  When not working or teaching, Kirk enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Amy and their son, Henry.

Meet our team

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    Kate Fitz
    Kate FritzExecutive DirectorMs. Fritz is an environmental professional with ten years of experience in water quality, land use and sustainability planning ... Read More
    Sarah Boyton
    Sarah BoyntonDevelopment CoordinatorSarah graduated with a degree in French from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. After graduating ... Read More
    Kirk Mantay
    Kirk MantayDirector, Watershed RestorationKirk Mantay is an ecologist who has been working to restore Maryland’s wetlands and waterways ... Read More
    Jennifer Carr
    Jennifer CarrCoordinator, Watershed RestorationJennifer graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Geography and a ... Read More

Upcoming Events

  • Swimmable Action Day 08-16-2015

    Swimmable Action Day August 16th, 2015 Come enjoy the soft sands and bay vistas at Mayo Beach Park on...

  • BioBlitz 09-11-2015

    Teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers and other community members work...

  • Beer and Bark! 09-16-2015

    Bring your dogs (and humans too!) to Historic London Town on September 16th to support two great...