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June 23, 2009

Paddling the Patuxent River

On Monday, I joined the Patuxent Sojourners for the final day of their four-day paddle along the upper Patuxent River. Organized by the Patuxent Riverkeeper, the Patuxent Sojourn aims to elevate awareness of the Patuxent River’s importance to the region and to encourage local residents to play an active role in its restoration and preservation. […]

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June 19, 2009

Shifting Sands book released

After four years and thousands of collective hours worked, our new synthesis book is finally published! Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland’s Coastal Bays was officially released on Monday June 8 down on the shores of Sinepuxent Bay.

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June 8, 2009

EcoCheck and the Maryland Coastal Bays Program release Coastal Bays Report Card

The report card gives the Maryland Coastal Bays a C-plus for ecosystem health in 2008. The study measured distinct differences in ecosystem health throughout the shallow bays behind Ocean City and Assateague, with southern regions such as Chincoteague Bay ranking higher than western tributaries such as the St. Martin River and Newport Bay. The Coastal […]

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