Spring 2014 | Vol. 40 ; No. 1
2 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
Why is it that Saving the Bay is Not a
John Racanelli leverages the National
Aquarium’s conservation efforts locally
and across the watershed.
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
Shad make a revolutionary comeback in
the Potomac River.
PHOTO CREDITS THIS PAGE: ISTOCK, ISTOCK, JENNIFER CARR/
SOUTH RIVER FEDERATION, NATIONAL AQUARIUM,
JOHN RODENHAUSEN/CBF STAFF
5 Campaigns: Standing Up for Clean Water
States, cities, environmental groups, legal scholars, and
petitioners sign on to uphold the Bay Blueprint.
10 The Power of Water
In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, water is both friend and foe.
Bay cormorants have survived near-extinction and a bad rap.
17 Scouts’ Promise
A Girl Scout Junior Troop from Baltimore County becomes
an agent of change.
18 Tackling Polluted Runoff
CBF examines the problems and solutions surrounding the
only major source of nitrogen pollution to the Bay still on
20 CBF Leadership
CBF recognizes new, rotating, and honorary board members.