|Bob Evans, a waterman for 40 years, talks about crabbing and making a living on the bay. (Slide show by Capital News Service's James B. Hale)
Saving the Chesapeake Means Saving the Watermen, Too
Maryland Watermen's Association
- Inner Harbor Boats Skim for Watershed's Trash
(Oct. 23, 2009)
- Experts: Algae Blooms, Dead Zones Must Be Addressed
(Sept. 17, 2009)
- Waterman Claims Solution to Oyster Problem
(Sept. 12, 2008)
- Watermen Earn Income Helping to Save Oysters
(Nov. 20, 2008)
- Md., Va., D.C. Set New Bay Clean-Up Goals
(Nov. 20, 2008)
- Maryland Watermen Angered By Federal Crabbing Bailout
(Sept. 24, 2008)
- Bill Proposes Collaboration in Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts
(Jan. 25, 2008)
- Bill Seeks to Preserve Menhaden in Bay
(Oct. 24, 2007)
- Maryland Could Pay Heavy Price for Global Warming, Researchers Warn
(Oct. 16, 2007)
- Senator Says Md. Strategies to Save Chesapeake Bay Could Be National Model
(Sept. 26, 2007)
- Fund Would Generate $125 Million for Bay
(March 8, 2007)
Urges Donations to Bay Cleanup Fund
(March 8, 2007) 1 minute 35 seconds, RealPlayer File
- Bay Stat
to Monitor Bay Protection Programs
(March 2, 2007) 1 minute 40 seconds, RealPlayer File
- Green Fund' Proposal Would Generate $130 Million for Bay
(Feb. 15, 2007)
Scientists Support Bill to Save Maryland's Oysters
(Jan. 30, 2007)
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Stretches of unnaturally abundant algae drift through the Chesapeake Bay, endangering the state's seafood industry, tourism and bay culture.
More than 1,800 volunteers comb the banks of the Anacostia, removing more than 40 tons of trash from the heavily polluted river.
Talk About It: What else should be done to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay?
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