Category Archives: Chesapeake Bay

Killed Off Half the Oysters in 20 Years

From the Bay Journal (you know, the one that EPA tried to de-fund), yeah, that Bay Journal) Bay Journal Maryland oyster population down by half since 1999, study finds First-ever Bay stock assessment sees overfishing in more than half of … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Conservation, Resource Management

Chesapeake Bay Program version 1.0, 35 Years Ago

This is the Chesapeake Bay Program that was voluntary and did not work. Celebrating 35 Years of Restoration In 1983, a partnership was born with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement The Chesapeake Bay Agreement is signed on … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Governance, politics

An appreciation of Kincey Potter: ‘She was just a force’ – Capital Gazette

[A touching tribute to Kincey by Pat Furgurson — with my thanks for a wonderful synthesis. http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ac-cn-kincey-potter-appreciation-20180923-story.html] An appreciation of Kincey Potter: ‘She was just a force’ Kincey Potter, who died Sept. 15, leaves a deep legacy for area waterways through … Continue reading

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US Climate Change Report — Weather Underground Summary w/ Graphics

This is an essay  produced by Bob Henson (bio at the bottom) for WeatherUnderground which nicely summarizes many of the most significant regional impacts of Climate Change in the USA (There is still something like this needed for islands under US jurisdiction.) … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Climate Change

The Bozos Strike Again — EPA Breaks Contract with Bay Journal

In the Pruitt EPA, even when they might do important, good things, like Bay restoration, they don’t want us to know about it. The Bay Journal is THE BEST reporting there is on Bay restoration. from the Newport News Daily Press  … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Resource Management

Commemoration of Bay Watermen in Chestertown

This from the Kent County News. If you like this, check the wonderful photo book Working the Water by Jay Fleming http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/spotlight/article_b0f80978-dc76-59f1-9f10-b3ab8767a664.html Reflecting on the golden age of watermen By LEANN SCHENKE lschenke@thekentcountynews.com    PHOTO BY LEANN SCHENKE Ron Fithian, … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Close to Home