2021 Lightning Update Highlight Reel

2021 Lightning Update Highlight Reel

Image: Markus Winkler on Unsplash As the year wraps up, we thought it the opportune time to reflect on some of the many Lightning Updates that were distributed. We covered topics ranging from 30×30 and building climate resiliency to cicadas, regenerative...
Maryland’s Next Gen Conservation Program

Maryland’s Next Gen Conservation Program

Image: Unsplash.com Harry Huntley, Senior Agriculture Policy Analyst, Environmental Policy Innovation Center While many experts agree that Maryland and other states in the Chesapeake region are frequently at the forefront of environmental policymaking, it can be easy...
Building Resilience Rather Than Walls

Building Resilience Rather Than Walls

Tidal flooding in Annapolis, Md. (Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program) As the scope of floods and rising sea levels is becoming increasingly clear, the next question is what can be done to address a changing landscape. Plenty of attention has been given to...
Black or Green Friday?

Black or Green Friday?

Image: FindYourChesapeake By: Warren Brown What is your tradition for Thanksgiving? For many of us, it is gathering with family and friends, eating much more than we should and watching football games on TV. The following day, however, can bring startling, but not...
Rising Temperatures, Tides, and Dollars

Rising Temperatures, Tides, and Dollars

A man observes a stretch of Dock Street in Annapolis, Md., that flooded after the area received over three quarters of an inch of rain in 24 hours on Jan. 25, 2010. (Photo by Matt Rath/Chesapeake Bay Program) By: Warren Brown For the past several months, the news has...
Rockfish Season

Rockfish Season

This has hung on our wall for 34 years. I think it was a wedding gift, and it is so fitting. Britt Slattery, NPS Saturday started the way many mornings do, with a sudden blast of loud cricket chirping coming rudely from a cell phone well out of my reach. There was...