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There’s no place like home to begin saving the Earth

How was your summer getaway?

“Trip from hell,” my neighbors reported. They’d headed west to escape the mugginess, traffic, politics and heat of our Eastern states, hungry for clear mountain vistas, cool breezes, hikes and fly-fishing in Montana.

Instead, haze and heat met them. The warmed trout streams of drought-stricken Montana barely trickled. “We ate smoke for days,” they said. Wildfires surrounded them — even pouring smoke down from Canada.

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Dinner with a side of Bay 101 (Blog)

There are plenty of places where diners in Washington, DC, can find a decent surf and turf. But, instead of steaks, one chef chose to serve his recent six-course seafood dinner with a side of education — and far more than would fit in...


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About People + Society

From individual actions, to our collective impact as a society, we can influence the environment in positive or negative ways. Many individuals lead through example, by altering their everyday habits to reduce their impact or by volunteering to clean up and restore local streams and ecosystems.

But the cumulative impacts of the 17 million people who live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed poses an ongoing threat to the Bay and its tributaries.

Waterfowl Festival 2017
Chesapeake Film Festival
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
Valliant and Associates
Fall Honeybee
EQR: Environmental Quality Resources
High Tide in Dorchester

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