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  • Annapolis' Paca Garden is fertile ground for Arundel artist

    Annapolis' Paca Garden is fertile ground for Arundel artist
    As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color. Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...
  • CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground

    CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground
    A building intended to be the greenest in the state broke ground this week as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation kicked off construction of its Brock Environmental Center. Once finished in 2014, the center at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach is...
  • Planting time in Baltimore harbor

    Planting time in Baltimore harbor
    Baltimore's harbor may be too funky for swimming or fishing, but maybe a little gardening can help. Students from two city schools and some adult volunteers gathered at the National Aquarium Tuesday to "plant" some oysters in the Inner Harbor - not...
  • A better way to manage the crab harvest

    It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation responds to Craig's 'rain tax' repeal effort [Letter]

    Editor: Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective. The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
  • Farm regulation "certainty" debated

    Farm regulation "certainty" debated
    Supporters and critics of legislation that would grant farmers a 10-year reprieve from new environmental regulations squared off before a House committee Tuesday, with much of the debate focused on the bill's prohibition on public disclosure about those...
  • A consensus on what's good for the bay

    A consensus on what's good for the bay
    While frequently lumped together as one homogenous group, environmentalists every now and then come at the same problem from different perspectives and suggest varying solutions. That is the case with the legislation creating the Maryland Agricultural...
  • House advances farm "certainty" bill

    House advances farm "certainty" bill
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new Chesapeake Bay cleanup requirements, in return for their voluntarily doing more to reduce polluted runoff from their fields....
  • Move to delay pollution fees afoot in Annapolis

    Amid complaints over what critics dismiss as a "rain tax," some powerful lawmakers in Annapolis are mounting a last-minute attempt Monday to delay state-mandated storm-water fees that Baltimore city and Maryland's nine largest counties are about to assess...
  • Mixed greens in Annapolis

    The 90-day legislative session in Annapolis wrapped up at midnight Monday to mixed reviews among environmental advocates, who hailed the passage of a bill promoting offshore wind development but had little else to celebrate. Gov. Martin O'Malley, who...
  • O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff

    O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff
    Gov. Martin O'Malley picked an Annapolis veteran Thursday to oversee the waning years of his administration, appointing as chief of staff a man who has worked under four governors and earned respect in the environmental community for his candor....