Publication: Chesapeake Bay Journal

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Foodways & Waterways at the Smithsonian

Foodways & Waterways at the Smithsonian By Whitney Pipkin on August 22, 2014The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in September will host its second series on the history and culture of food — and I highly recommend you attend.This year’s ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 23 hours ago]
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Chefs hope to get area hooked on local fish, sustainability

Lured by Chesapeake’s bounty, pair gets out on water as often as they are able. By Whitney Pipkin on August 21, 2014After 15 years of restaurant ownership in the District of Columbia area, all the while harboring a particular passion for seafood, chef ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia’s Caledon State Park opens canoe-in campground on the Potomac River

Governor McAuliffe to dedicate the sites on August 22 By Leslie Middleton on August 17, 2014Virginia’s Caledon State Park , 23 miles east of Fredericksburg on the Potomac River has added six campsites that will be open to recreational paddlers following ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shark Week provides opportunity to rethink past experiences with sharks

By Leslie Middleton on August 17, 2014National Shark Week just concluded — an annual week-long shark programming bonanza initiated by Discovery Channel in 1989 and still going strong. Though much of the footage is sensational, with dramatic narration ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Successful sign-ups for stream fencing leave Virginia looking for funds

By Whitney Pipkin on August 17, 2014The focus among conservationists in Virginia is shifting from getting the word out about the full funding that’s available for two years to fence livestock out of streams to ensuring that money is availabe to follow ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

VA natural resource professionals ponder increasing minority participation in natural resource field

A VNRLI workshop suggests place-based stories are key By Leslie Middleton on August 13, 2014In the middle of last night, my husband woke me so that I could hear the sounds of screech owl in the woods behind our house. The owl’s trilling call was answered, ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

2014 shad run varied widely across the region

By Karl Blankenship on August 12, 2014American shad showed up in Virginia tributaries in their strongest numbers in years this spring, but their struggles on the Susquehanna River continued as biologists reported the lowest-ever shad count at the Conowingo ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Algae problems in the Shenandoah River may bring suit by Riverkeeper

Notice of intent to sue follows years of requests by Riverkeeper By Leslie Middleton on August 11, 2014The Shenandoah Riverkeeper has filed notice of intent  to sue the EPA for failure to address problems caused by algae in the Shenandoah River.The ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Balloons are no cause for celebration if you are a marine animal

By Leslie Middleton on August 10, 2014Christina Trapani pulled a metallic-coated balloon, ribbon still attached, from the sandy beach on Fisherman’s Island — one of 22 that eventually were recovered from a quarter-mile of beach she and her team survey ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

D.C. simplifies stormwater fee discount for green infrastructure

By Whitney Pipkin on August 08, 2014The District Department of the Environment is working to simplify its process for providing discounts on stormwater fees to smaller property owners who are implementing green infrastructure. Projects that manage less ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

VA’s marine debris program strives to change trashy behavior

Addressing the land-based sources of litter is key to eliminating it. By Leslie Middleton on August 06, 2014At low tide on Fisherman’s Island, ghost crabs scurried in and out of holes on a beach still wet from the receding tide, their travels periodically ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Community responds quickly to Anacostia fish kill

Construction company changes practices to comply with permits, prevent future incidents. By Whitney Pipkin on August 04, 2014Jorge Bogantes was one of the first officials to come across the sight while on a bike ride near his home in Hyattsville, MD, ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 05 2014]

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What would happen, Kelble said, if "you went to your favorite beach and it was covered with algae, and you tried to swim in it, and it was nasty, but you tried anyway? If it keeps happening year after year, pretty soon you're going to stop going." Keble said his group wants the same attention -- and resources for fixing the problem -- to be spent on the rivers that flow into the Bay, not just the...

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Chefs hope to get area hooked on local fish, su... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 23 hours ago]
Foodways & Waterways at the Smithsonian [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 23 hours ago]
Virginia’s Caledon State Park opens canoe-in ca... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Successful sign-ups for stream fencing leave Vi... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Shark Week provides opportunity to rethink past... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 18 2014]
VA natural resource professionals ponder increa... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 15 2014]
2014 shad run varied widely across the region [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 13 2014]
Algae problems in the Shenandoah River may brin... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 12 2014]
D.C. simplifies stormwater fee discount for gre... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Balloons are no cause for celebration if you ar... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 11 2014]
VA’s marine debris program strives to change tr... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 07 2014]
Community responds quickly to Anacostia fish kill [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 05 2014]
Too much algae means no water — or coffee — in ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 04 2014]
Pennsylvania fish agency calls for stepped up e... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 04 2014]
The birding novice [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 01 2014]
DC youth get of taste of fishing, water ecology... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Bay scientists report smallest July ‘dead zone’... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Islands of wilderness in Chesapeake region offe... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Terrapins view crab pots as playgrounds, not de... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Lawmakers urge Obama administration to act agai... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Figures show continued growth in Virginia oyste... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Dog Days [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 28 2014]
A cookout for a cause [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Despite higher score, Baltimore waterways still... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Bay had smallest ‘dead zone’ on record for earl... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Urban Waters grants going to Anacostia, Patapsc... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Map: Chesapeake Bay chicken legacy intact [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Map: Chesapeake Bay manure use vs. the rest of ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Census: Farmland growing in Bay states [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Setting the Record Straight on Waters of the US [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 21 2014]
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