Fall 2012 | Vol. 38 ; No. 4
6 Destination Chesapeake: Chestertown
This historic river-front town is a great place to explore
the Bay’s past and future.
Campaigns: The Clean Water Act Turns 40
CBF pushes forward to make the promise of the
Act a reality.
The Lined Seahorse
These peculiar and rare creatures are threatened by
the loss of eelgrass in the Bay.
Pleasure House Point
Success saving the last large, undeveloped tract of land
on the Lynnhaven River will bring huge rewards.
Challenges and Opportunities in Farming
Well-managed farms can be both profitable and good
for the environment and local water quality.
21 Photo Contest Winners
2 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Feedback from our readers.
Fifty years later, Rachel Carson’s Silent
Spring still strikes a chord.
22 BAY BRIEFS
CBF activities in the Bay states and D.C.
26 OUR GIVING COMMUNITY
CBF salutes the donors who make our
Bay-saving work possible.
Bay bits and pieces.
30 LAST LOOK
Fishermen fight back to control the
growing population of blue catfish.
PHOTO CREDITS THIS PAGE: ISTOCK,
JOHN SURRICK/CBF STAFF, GEORGE GRALL/NATIONAL AQUARIUM,
©2010 MORGAN HEIM/ILCP, MICHELE DANDREA LOWELL