Publication: Chesapeake Bay Journal

First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

A girl, a question, and a long answer

The National Aquarium's decision to discuss climate change could make the jobs of parents and teachers a little easier By on July 08, 2014Every day, I learn something new from my children. The latest lesson is that they often think in absolutes.At ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

D.C. government to study toxic sediment in Anacostia River, determine cleanup plan

By Whitney Pipkin on July 08, 2014The District of Columbia has begun a four-year process that will determine how to best deal with toxic contamination in the Anacostia River — a step that is a “significant, albeit preliminary, milestone” in the ongoing ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Explore Harriet Tubman Country

Bike offers freedom to go beyond ‘road closed’ signs By Tom Horton on July 07, 2014Land is not only more complex than we know. It is more complex than we can know but endless fun in the trying.Explore just a single patch of farm field and woods on ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bay jurisdictions must not fall behind on cleanup actions, goals

By William C. Baker on June 30, 2014It is a critical time politically, too. Maryland and Pennsylvania will elect governors, the District of Columbia will elect a new mayor, and Virginia’s Gov. Terry McAuliffe is in his first year in office. Together, ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Three new reports talk trash

Rethinking the 3 R's By Leslie Middleton on July 06, 2014Three important news items related to trash hit the wires last week.Now trash may not be the most exciting subject — nor is it likely to attract a lot of attention around a long holiday weekend. ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Larger-than-average dead zone predicted for Bay this summer

By Karl Blankenship on July 06, 2014A slightly larger-than-average dead zone is predicted for the Chesapeake Bay during the early portion of this summer, scientists say.The prediction, which means fish and shellfish will find substantial portions of ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

New Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement is more pragmatic than its predecessors

Document includes toxic pollution and climate change goals that were missing in earlier drafts By Karl Blankenship on July 06, 2014The Chesapeake Bay restoration effort gained new partners — and new goals — as leaders approved a multi-state agreement ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Flashy American redstart holds it own in avian beauty contest

By Michael Burke on July 06, 2014Our car rumbled slowly over the boardwalk bridge. As we entered the woods, the boards gave way to an earthen road surface. The hybrid’s electric engine edged us silently into the sun-dappled forest, which was alive with ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Home Depot to limit pesticides on plants by year’s end

By Whitney Pipkin on July 03, 2014There’s a lot of buzz about bees right now. From the president to a handful of national retailers, new programs are exploring how to better protect these key pollinators for not only your flowerbed but also for about ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. McAuliffe resurrects Virginia Climate Change Commission

By Whitney Pipkin on July 01, 2014Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today established a state Climate Change Commission to develop a comprehensive plan for protecting the Commonwealth’s communities from the impacts of climate change.Former Gov. Tim Kaine ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Oysters are for eating not treating water quality

By Lynton S Land on July 01, 2014The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Geological Survey recently published a study proposing that more oysters could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality. But the idea is u ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Next Generation for Our Lands and Waters Starts Now

By Nick DiPasquale on June 30, 2014The environmental ethic we have today is still relatively young, brought into being by such clarion calls as Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, published in 1962.It was only a few years later that the first Chesapeake Bay ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 30 2014]

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A girl, a question, and a long answer [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 08 2014]
D.C. government to study toxic sediment in Anac... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 08 2014]
Explore Harriet Tubman Country [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Bay jurisdictions must not fall behind on clean... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Three new reports talk trash [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Larger-than-average dead zone predicted for Bay... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
New Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement is more ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Flashy American redstart holds it own in avian ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Home Depot to limit pesticides on plants by yea... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 03 2014]
Gov. McAuliffe resurrects Virginia Climate Chan... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 02 2014]
Oysters are for eating not treating water quality [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jul 02 2014]
The Next Generation for Our Lands and Waters St... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 30 2014]
Kingman & Heritage Islands: Green oases amid me... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Citing slow progress, EPA steps up oversight of... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Blue crabs, catfish on Maryland Governor’s Loca... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Members of Congress join legal challenge to Bay... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Virginia acts to cut female blue crab harvest [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 25 2014]
Saving Tangier Island [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 24 2014]
Solution to saving the world is right in our ow... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 23 2014]
Ignoring growth won’t make it go away, nor rest... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 19 2014]
Bottles, and plastics, and balloons, oh my! [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 18 2014]
Omega Protein turning wasted oils into fuel [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 13 2014]
Leave a legacy for Chesapeake forests – plant o... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 13 2014]
Mid-Day on the Bay debates what to do about crabs [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 13 2014]
MD to study ocean acidification’s effects on Ba... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 12 2014]
Coastal program turning the tide for VA’s worki... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 11 2014]
Raising oysters, and raising the bar [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 10 2014]
Don Baugh, a leader in environmental education,... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 10 2014]
Public comment made a difference in crafting ne... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 09 2014]
Farm tour highlights buffer project that helped... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 09 2014]
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