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  • Former Howard County farm envisioned for children's garden

    Former farmland near the heart of Columbia would become a children's garden and "early childhood education nature center" if a citizens group is successful in persuading Howard County officials to carry out the project. The land is part of a 300-acre...
  • Ryleigh's OysterFest dates announced

    Ryleigh's OysterFest dates announced
    Ryleigh's Oyster in Federal Hill has released details of its annual OysterFest celebration. The kickoff event is the Oct. 6 Oyster Ball, a benefit for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The weekend festival begins in...
  • Roundup: Fall dining events in Baltimore

    Roundup: Fall dining events in Baltimore
    Emails and press releases on fall dining events have been falling into my email inbox like the fruits of the female gingko tree. Here are some recent rakings. NEW: The 28th Maryland Wine Festival is on Sept. 17-18 at the Carroll County Farm Museum. The...
  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • Chesapeake Bay effort faulted for lack of common goals

    Chesapeake Bay effort faulted for lack of common goals
    A new report says the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort is handicapped by the failure so far of the federal government and bay watershed states to agree on common goals for reviving the troubled estuary. The Government Accountability Office, a...
  • Stevenson students make good on professor's dream

    Stevenson students make good on professor's dream
    Life, indeed, goes on. Maybe not the way you planned it. Or the way you wished it would go. Or even with you along for the ride. Susan Slattery had no way of knowing last summer that the project she planned for the freshman class at Stevenson...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation to appeal Sparrows Point ruling

    Environmental groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that the owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill need only do a limited search for offshore pollution from the plant. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its legal partners, including the...
  • Federal grants to boost Bay pollution trading efforts

    The Chesapeake Bay region's fledgling pollution "trading" programs are getting an infusion of federal funds aimed at encouraging farmers to participate. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it's awarding five grants totaling $2.6 $2....
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Classical concerts The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for...
  • New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay

    New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay
    Good news about the Chesapeake Bay used to be as scant as oyster harvests. But in the past few years, headlines have brightened. The six bay states andWashington, D.C., all agreed to implement a blueprint for cleaning up the bay and its tributaries. The...
  • Court clears environmental appeal in Sparrows Point cleanup

    Court clears environmental appeal in Sparrows Point cleanup
    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has allowed environmental groups to appeal RG Steel's plan to limit its investigation of potential toxic contamination in the waters surrounding Sparrows Point. While bankruptcy filings normally put all litigation on hold, U....
  • The single most important thing people can do to save the bay

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Executive Director Alison Prost mentioedn some good ideas in her recent op-ed, but what's more important is what she didn't say ("New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay," July 15). She didn't mention, for...