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Black or Green Friday?

Black or Green Friday?

Image: FindYourChesapeakeBy: Warren BrownWhat 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...

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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 BrownFor the past several months, the news has...

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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, NPSSaturday 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...

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A Fall Farm Visit: Regenerative Edition

A Fall Farm Visit: Regenerative Edition

ACLT kept Double Oak Farm as a working farm to protect it from development, and it now serves as a community resource. Photo Credit: ALoweOn a glorious October day a few weeks ago, I found myself among rows of cabbage, peppers and kale; fingernails caked with dirt as...

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The Wonder of it All

The Wonder of it All

Image: Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve, VA; Find Your ChesapeakeAt the end of The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald tried to imagine for modern readers the day 400 years ago when Dutch sailors reached Manhattan and its surroundings: “For a transitory enchanted...

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Beach Week: A Quest for Sandy Toes that Was So Much More

Beach Week: A Quest for Sandy Toes that Was So Much More

At Beach Week 2021, Beach #20, Gloucester Point Beach Park on the York River, Gloucester Point, Virginia, I met Louis, another avid fisherman. It was his first time at the park. This landscape, once known as Tsenacomoco, was home to some of the tribes in the...

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