As Chesapeake Bay Magazine recently wrote, the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project needs to encourage birds that used to build nests on part of the connector to move to a new site. To make sure they don’t come back, the project has brought in a pack of working dogs to get the job done–border collies […]Continue Reading 121 words
Last week we got a chance to visit Clagett Farm, one of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s working farms that supports the development of sustainable agriculture practices. The farm raises vegetables, fruits, beef cattle, and sheep and supports a Community Supported Agriculture program as well as a tree farm. We write a lot about farming and […]Continue Reading 643 words
A study published in late July found that because climate change will shave a few weeks off winters in the mid-Atlantic, baby crabs will stand a better chance of surviving the colder season since food will be available to them sooner and thus they are less likely to starve.Continue Reading 348 words
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The first new National Marine Sanctuary in many years, which will be the closest one to the nation’s Capitol, took another important step toward final approval last Friday when the final Environmental Impact Statement for the sanctuary was published in the Federal Register.Continue Reading 314 words