Fall 2011 Vol. 37 ● No. 3
6 Destination: Mason Neck State Park
An urban-area oasis awaits exploration by foot, bike, or kayak.
Keeping the Bay Pollution Diet on Track
In Congress and in court, CBF takes on clean water opponents.
Get the latest on crabs, menhaden, and rockfish.
Misunderstood: Cownose Rays
Yes, he eats oysters, but the ray has a place in the Chesapeake.
Policy Recommendations for Gas Drilling
Pennsylvania Commission calls for restraint.
Litigation Update: Sparrows Point
Decisions are in on two Maryland steel facility lawsuits.
A Momentus Day for Environmental Literacy
Maryland moves forward with the nation’s first environmental
2 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
Listen to our Bay.
Our readers weigh in.
EPA Senior Advisor for the Chesapeake
Jeff Corbin, a former CBF scientist,
shares some encouraging words on the
Bay Pollution Diet.
22 BAY BRIEFS
CBF activities in the Bay states and D.C.
26 OUR GIVING COMMUNITY
Eastern Shore Nursery’s “Greener Plants”
program supports CBF and clean water.
Bay bits and pieces.
30 LAST LOOK
The “Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay” stands
as a hopeful monument to the resilience
PHOTO CREDI TS THIS PAGE: LOREN ANNE BARNETT/CBF STAFF,
DAMON FODGE, COURTESY ERIK FISHER, © 2010 GARTH LENZ/ILCP,
NIIKI DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY