Photo: Oyster restoration project in Fishing Creek by the Oyster Cultivation Society.
On Monday, May 27, 2018, the historic town of Ellicott City was hit by a severe storm submerging the town under more than 6 feet of raging water. And while it is argued what should be done, citizens need support to recover. Want to help those in Ellicott City impacted, for the second time in two years, by storm flooding? Here’s a full list of donation sites. While I would…Keep Reading
These past few days in the Chesapeake region have been quite rainy and we have seen exceptional flooding. But this is a great time to learn about stormwater and to do something about it. What is Stormwater? Stormwater is water from rain or snow which falls across land surfaces. It can soak into the soil, be held on the surface and evaporate, or runoff and end up in nearby streams,…Keep Reading
New to our shows this year is “What’s Inside My Mermaid Purse.” This talk highlights our migratory species and what YOU can do to create a cleaner environment with everyday activities. Packing smart can mean less disposable plastics and a cleaner environment! What is a Mermaid’s Purse? Mermaid purses are egg cases found along the shores in the lower bay and along the Atlantic coast. They wash ashore from ray,…Keep Reading
I have met some early 20’s volunteers who used to be the teen who was showered with praise and affection for doing a thing. They kept at it. Now they are no longer a teen and they don’t understand why their supporters stopped helping, why nobody is interested, and why they can’t find new volunteers. Wow. I hadn’t thought of that. I didn’t realize that was a problem. But listening…Keep Reading