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Maryland’s Next Gen Conservation Program

Maryland’s Next Gen Conservation Program

Image: Unsplash.comHarry Huntley, Senior Agriculture Policy Analyst, Environmental Policy Innovation CenterWhile many experts agree that Maryland and other states in the Chesapeake region are frequently at the forefront of environmental policymaking, it can be easy...

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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...

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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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