Winter 2012 | Vol. 38 ● No. 1
6 Destination: Cooperstown, New York
At the top of our watershed, parting the beautiful agrarian
land of New York’s Otsego County, the Susquehanna begins
its journey to the Bay.
A Summary of Progress
Find out how the defense of pollution reduction is progressing
and read about some local champions.
Call of the Loon
Lack of menhaden in the Bay may send loon elsewhere.
John and Beth’s Big Adventure
CBF staffers John Rodenhausen and Dr. Beth McGee take
a trek around the watershed to raise money and awareness.
Fishery Update: A Mixed Bag
Oysters, striped bass, and menhaden.
Litigation Q&A: CBF Gains Standing
Bay Pollution Limits, Stumpy Lake, and Little Island.
2 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
Speak Up for the Bay.
Dan Nees, Senior Research Associate
at the University of Maryland’s
Environmental Finance Center,
defends the cost of cleaning the Bay.
22 BAY BRIEFS
CBF activities in the Bay states and D.C.
26 OUR GIVING COMMUNITY
Starbucks Coffee Company blazes the trail
for responsible corporate behavior. A tribute
to environmental champion David Fisher.
Royal Bank of Canada for Blue Water.
Bay bits and pieces.
30 LAST LOOK
On Ron Hotler’s Federick County dairy
farm, grazing boosts profitability and
reduces pollution to the Bay.
PHOTO CREDI TS THIS PAGE:
(TOP) LOREN ANNE BARNETT/CBF STAFF
(BELOW, LEFT TO RIGHT) NRCS, ISTOCK, JOHN RODENHAUSEN/
CBF STAFF, CBF STAFF