Your special donation at this time can help
return our national treasure to the healthy,
thriving ecosystem it once was.
Call 888/SAVE-BAY or visit cbf.org/donatetoday.
Environmental Awareness Statement
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation saved the following
resources in the production of this issue:
15,888 gallons Wastewater
14 million BTUs Total Energy
1,007 pounds Solid Waste
5,536 pounds Greenhouse Gases
Save the Bay is published three times a year and provided
free of charge to CBF members by the Chesapeake Bay
Foundation, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403.
Summer 2014 | Volume 40 • Number 2
Loren Anne Barnett, Editor/Director of Creative Services
Jen Wallace, Managing Editor
Jill BeVier Allen, Graphic Designer
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888/SAVEBAY • cbf.org
Environmental impact estimates were made using the
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CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION
Shakespeare said, “One touch of nature makes the whole
As summer fades, take some time to connect with the outside. Visit a new place (page 10) or discover a new critter
You’ll find many of the connected are out there and busy
working to protect and restore the natural resources they
love. Young people are advocating for clean water (page 2).
Partner organizations are beautifying cities (page 17). CBF
and volunteers are growing and planting oysters (page 18).
Teachers are bringing the outside to their classrooms (page
20). Families are restoring the land they will leave to future
generations (page 22). And, legislators are working together to help communities reduce pollution (page 24).
I invite you to join in join in. It’s a family, of sorts, to which
you will be rewarded to belong.
Loren Anne Barnett
The inks used for this publication are based on linseed oil, a renewable
vegetable oil derived from flax and known for low toxicity.
Jane P. Batten
Alan R. Griffith
William C. Baker
Fay R. Nance
Mary Tod Winchester
S. Decker Anstrom
Joanne S. Berkley
W. Russell G. Byers, Jr.
D. Keith Campbell
Michael J. Chiaramonte
Thomas M. Davis III
Richard L. Franyo
Janet F. Haas, M.D.
Ann Fritz Hackett
Michael J. Hanley
Robert A. Kinsley
Burks B. Lapham
Harry T. Lester
Byron F. Marchant
H. Turney McKnight
Charles W. Moorman
W. Tayloe Murphy, Jr.
Arnold I. Richman
Alexis G. Sant
Truman T. Semans
Anne B. Shumadine
Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton
Anthony A. Williams
Susan P. Wilmerding
Peter L. Woicke
Alan L. Wurtzel
Donald F. Boesch, Ph.D.
Louisa C. Duemling
C.A. Porter Hopkins
T. Gaylon Layfield III
M. Lee Marston
Wayne A. Mills
Marie w. Ridder
James E. Rogers
Russell C. Scott
Thomas H. Stoner
Aileen Bowdoin Train