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Eastern Neck refuge spared from closure, but funding crunch continues

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is hiring a new manager at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, sparing a natural area popular with hunters, anglers and birdwatchers from at least partial closure.

The refuge, located in Maryland on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, was left without a full-time manager in September 2017 when that official took a job elsewhere in the Fish and Wildlife Service. Lacking funds to hire a replacement, agency officials began warning Eastern Neck supporters this summer that public access to the refuge was in jeopardy.

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Hear, here! Brown thrasher’s songs alert you to its presence

A light rain was falling as dawn struggled to life. The sun didn’t so much rise as reluctantly brighten the landscape. I was tired and a little cranky that this endless rain might confine us indoors for yet another...
Michael Burke | On the Wing 07/27/18

Local government input matters in developing cleanup plans

So, how are we doing at cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay? Are the investments we’re making in our communities improving water quality? These are questions that we, the members of the Chesapeake Bay Local Government...
Bruce R. Williams | Forum 08/16/18

Thomas Point a beacon for mariners, historians alike

I once heard the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse described as a Victorian rendition of a lunar landing module. It’s an absurd image that stuck with me, not just for its succinct visual depiction of the structure —...
Kimbra Cutlip | Bay Journeys Article 07/12/18
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