| May 19, 2014
| 5:20 PM
If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades.
Among the possibilities: creating an underwater forest with...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Asked to comment on the National Aquarium's ongoing debate about the proper treatment of its dolphins, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake said that "its success is one of many elements Baltimore has that supports my goal of growing the city by 10,000...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species.
"Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Fish and the thermocline
Monday, April 21: Capt. Brian Mayer of Marauder Charters will speak at a seminar hosted by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how fish use the thermocline and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Environmental regulators gave a key approval to Harbor Point developers Thursday, but said they need to review more data before work that would open a currently-closed toxic waste site can start.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:46 PM
These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
It's the most wonderful time of the year.
Yes, Thursday (March 20) marks World Frog Day. This year, it happens to correspond with Friday's release of "Muppets Most Wanted." Kermit is a powerful guy.
I've been told that the National...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Environmental regulators said Wednesday that construction on the Harbor Point project in Baltimore could begin by the end of the month, after they approved a plan to measure air quality at the former factory site laced with toxic chemicals.
| May 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Dolphins have evolved over millions of years to roam the oceans. These intelligent animals should not be confined to a concrete tank for our entertainment ("National Aquarium's dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate," May 18).
| May 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The debate over the dolphins at the National Aquarium has taken on an unpleasant aroma ("Free the dolphins," May 20). I've been a National Aquarium member for 20 years and regret we are the only group not brought into the marine mammal brouhaha. It's...