Chesapeake Bay

Outside World

Field Notes: Styrofoam Gets Banned, Bay Funding Wars Reignite, and Osprey Return to the Chesapeake

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: March 15-17

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

Outside World

Field Notes: Chesapeake Bay Report Card, 2019 Farm Bill, and Ultima Thule

A roundup of eco-news from around the region.

The Chatter

Maryland’s New License Plates Want to “Protect the Chesapeake”

The unveiling of the new Chesapeake Bay design boosts our status in the world of specialty plates.

Travel & Outdoors

The Shape of Water

The last vestige of a vanished fleet lives on through the art of Chesapeake boatbuilding.

Food & Drink

John Shields Shares Recipe and Talks New Cookbook

The owner of Gertrude's has a new cookbook and new perspective on life.

In Good Taste

Writer Renee Brooks Catacalos Discusses Benefits of Chesapeake Cuisine

Author of The Chesapeake Table to talk about the joys of local food and what makes eating in Baltimore so special.

Science & Technology

Reinventing The Wheel

Baltimore’s trash wheels are more than just goofy, googly-eyed gimmicks.

Travel & Outdoors

Life Aquatic

An unlikely class pet hopes to inspire young conservationists.

Outside World

Field Notes: Apples for All, Grasses Make a Comeback, and the Bay Journal stays afloat

A roundup of eco-news from throughout the region.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: March 2018

The latest work from Tom Pelton and Aaron Maybin.

Travel & Outdoors

Journalist Tom Pelton Pays Homage to Chesapeake Bay

The writer discusses his new book The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World.

Food & Drink

A Good Catch

How the National Aquarium’s first-ever director of seafood sustainability is shaking up the industry.

Outside World

Field Notes: Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, Bike to Work Day, and Birdcam Season Soars

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

Travel & Outdoors

The Land Before Time

Calvert Cliffs are Maryland’s hidden treasure.

Outside World

Q&A with Waterkeeper Angela Haren

Baltimore's new waterkeeper updates us on harbor cleanup efforts.

News & Community

Chesapeake Champions

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation turns 50.

Outside World

Field Notes: Chesapeake Bay gets a C-, Christmas Tree Disposal, and Hogan's Environmental Agenda

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

Arts & Culture

Big Picture

A notable Annapolis photographer makes his literary debut.

Outside World

Chesapeake Conservancy Mapping Waterways Like Google-Street View

Nonprofit creating virtual tours from the water, including the Inner Harbor.

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