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  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
  • Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday

    Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday
    Environmentalists will team up Saturday to build support for a 5-cent plastic bag fee in Baltimore by handing out reusable bags and taking part in a citywide cleanup effort. Blue Water Baltimore, Waterfront Partnership, Chesapeake Bay Foundation,...
  • Home-Garden news for 9/11: Design your space at home show this weekend, garden lecture series starting

    Meet skilled craftsmen, kitchen and bath designers, architects and builders at the 2014 Design Your Space Home Show this weekend in Virginia Beach. Jeff Devlin, HGTV personality and DIY host of "I Hate My Bath" is the main stage presenter during the show...
  • Bay Foundation hosts workshop for volunteer oyster growers

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is hosting a workshop to train volunteers for oyster growing on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina, 137 Neptune Lane in Deltaville. Workshop participants will receive 1,000...
  • 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,...
  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • 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...
  • Bay crab population decreases

    Bay crab population decreases
    The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains in a serious slump for the second straight year, with the number of females dropping to a dangerously low level, officials announced Thursday. Severe winter weather, not overfishing, is largely to blame,...
  • Baltimore, other big cities back EPA in Bay cleanup dispute

    Baltimore, other big cities back EPA in Bay cleanup dispute
    Baltimore has joined with other major U.S. cities in defending the federal government's authority to impose a "pollution diet" on the Chesapeake Bay. New York City, with sign-ons from Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco,...
  • Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities

    Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities
    Garden tour in Gloucester The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...