Archive for 'Chesapeake Bay Beat & Environment'

Former Gov. Harry Hughes Reflects on Life Beyond Politics

Former Gov. Harry Hughes Reflects on Life Beyond Politics

"It was eight years of honest government" under Harry Hughes, said former Gov. Parris Glendening.

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Raising Bourbon Red turkeys for the first time, Lee Swift, 57, owner of Chestnut Springs Farm in Jarrettsville, Maryland, said she's finding these bratty birds can be a handful. She's already sent about 50 to the butcher to be sold for Thanksgiving and plans to sell more for Christmas.

Anglers Leery of Revised Fisheries Monitoring

Anglers Leery of Revised Fisheries Monitoring

Revisions to a federal program used to monitor recreational fisheries, such as the striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, have failed to gain the trust of the recreational angling community despite the millions of dollars that have been spent so far.

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

A multi-agency report found that the Conowingo Dam is not the biggest culprit for water quality issues affecting the bay, and dredging sediment from the reservoir behind the dam should not be considered a cost-effective solution.

Maryland’s Flying Fisherman – Kayak Crabbing, Taking Wing and Going Viral with Langston Majette

Maryland’s Flying Fisherman – Kayak Crabbing, Taking Wing and Going Viral with Langston Majette

Langston Majette is Maryland’s modern renaissance man. He’s a pilot, a fisherman, a great cook, and prolific YouTuber.

America’s Tall Ship Finds New Home In Baltimore

America’s Tall Ship Finds New Home In Baltimore

The only tall ship left in the U.S. military is the Coast Guard's USS Eagle. Its home port for years has been London, Connecticut but that's all about to change as she now calls Charm City home.

Alternative Fuel Day Kicks Off on National Mall

Alternative Fuel Day Kicks Off on National Mall

The nation’s largest clean vehicle awareness event kicked off Friday on the National Mall with an exhibit featuring automotive technology and industry solutions.

Parents Join With School Children for Annual Walk to School Day

Parents Join With School Children for Annual Walk to School Day

Thousands of schools across the country teamed up to inspire parents and children to walk to school in honor of National Walk to School Day.

Maryland’s Loggers Provide Lumber, Work to Protect Environment

Maryland’s Loggers Provide Lumber, Work to Protect Environment

"We're in a good time for selling timber."

Baltimore City School Kids Learn How to Be Green Pioneers

Baltimore City School Kids Learn How to Be Green Pioneers

Some Baltimore City kids are getting a chance to become the next generation of "green" pioneers, thanks to a generous donation from the Environmental Protection Agency.