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  • Manure curbs could cost Shore farmers, study says

    Manure curbs could cost Shore farmers, study says
    An O'Malley administration plan to restrict the use of chicken manure as crop fertilizer could cost Eastern Shore farmers from $22 million to nearly $53 million over the next six years, depending on how quickly they have to comply, a new study says. And...
  • Groups competing for Hogan's attention

    Groups competing for Hogan's attention
    With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
  • Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore

    Environmental groups stepping up opposition to crude oil shipments in Baltimore
    David Flores first spotted the red diamond placards — numbered to designate crude oil shipments — about two weeks ago on a long line of rail cars idling on a trestle over Interstate 695, near Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore County. "I don'...
  • Volunteers needed to build oyster reef balls

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is hosting a three-day workshop next week for volunteers to construct concrete reef balls used in the Chesapeake Bay oyster reef restoriation project. The assembly session is set for Oct. 28, 29, and 30 at the foundation&...
  • Home-garden news for Oct. 23: Volunteers needed to create oyster reef balls; animal shelter contest

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking volunteers to help make concrete reef balls used in Chesapeake Bay oyster reef restoration projects. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and are needed Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....
  • A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management

    A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management
    From the time I graduated from college and returned to the farm, I have been dealing with government regulations, environmental extremists and animal rights activists. Over the years I have seen farmers (myself included) negotiate and give in little...
  • Md. investigates fish kill in harbor

    Md. investigates fish kill in harbor
    If spring is here, dead fish can't be far behind. State officials are investigating a wide-ranging fish kill spotted Monday, stretching from Fells Point in Baltimore harbor out into the Chesapeake Bay. Authorities have yet to pinpoint a cause, though...
  • New rockfish catch limits eyed

    New rockfish catch limits eyed
    Worried by recent declines in the numbers of Maryland's state fish, Atlantic states fisheries regulators are weighing slashing the annual striped bass catch by up to one-third next year all along the East Coast and in the Chesapeake Bay. The proposal, to...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • Briefs: Animal video contest, plan for camellia, honey bee events

    Briefs: Animal video contest, plan for camellia, honey bee events
    Win $1,000 in outdoor animal video contest Birds & Blooms and Country magazines are sponsoring an animal video contest with a $1,000 grand prize. Videos must be 60 seconds or less and should feature outdoor animals such as birds, squirrels, pets,...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....