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Review: much yet to be done on jurisdictions’ cleanup verification plans

In a little more than two years, states in the Bay watershed will need to provide evidence that the nutrient and sediment pollution reduction actions they report are resulting in improvements in the real world — not just on paper.

The six states in the Bay watershed, and the District of Columbia, submitted draft plans this summer showing how they would accomplish that.

But an independent panel of outside experts that reviewed the drafts found a lot of work remained to be done.

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Clever American crow appeals to the bird in each of us

The shade of the gazebo provided a modicum of relief during one of our countless hot and humid summer days. A wood duck hen and her chicks drifted idly on the lake, apparently as sapped of energy as we were. The stillness...
Michael Burke | On the Wing 07/06/15

Executive Council addresses forests, riparian practices, funding

Each year, representatives from across the watershed join together to guide the Chesapeake Bay Program’s policy agenda and set conservation and restoration goals for the partnership. This group, known as the...
Nick DiPasquale | Forum 08/25/15

An overlooked paddler’s paradise

If you want to paddle where few have paddled on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Monie Bay with its three marked water trails — and potential for freelance exploring — is worth a day trip. The paddler sign-in...
Tom Horton | Article 08/10/15

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