Just another day

The United Nations has declared Saturday, March 22 World Water Day. It’s aim is to raise awareness about the connections between water and energy – two resources that are intimately connected but rarely talked about as a unit. The UN has its own global messages about how both water and energy supplies are limited while […]

Resolve: Do Better for the Bay

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has set some New Year resolutions for the federal government: buff up (riparian buffers, that is) and stop the smoking (from the Ohio Valley).   CBF made their recommendations to the federal interagency committee overseeing President Obama’s 2009 Executive Order on Chesapeake Bay restoration and protection. That order requires USDA, […]

We All Live Downwind

The great conservationist John Muir noted that everything in the universe is connected to everything else.  Now, scientists at the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science have shown how true that is for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  In nine forested watersheds throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, Dr. Keith Eshleman and his research team found […]