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Ad Crable joined the Bay Journal in 2019, after covering the outdoors, environment and agriculture for the daily LNP newspaper in Lancaster, PA, for nearly 37 years. During that time he won some 30 statewide writing awards. Before putting down roots in Pennsylvania, he lived in eight states and three foreign countries. A journalism graduate of West Virginia University, he tries to be a good steward of forestland along the Lost River in West Virginia. He lives with his wife and two college-bound twin daughters along the Conestoga River in Lancaster, within view of an eagle’s nest.
Kathleen A. Gaskell
Tom Horton is a contributing writer and columnist for the Bay Journal. He wrote for the Baltimore Sun on environmental issues from 1972 through 2006, with a five-year time out when he ran education trips on Smith Island and wrote “Turning the Tide” for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. He is author of several books on the Chesapeake Bay, including “Bay Country” and “Island Out of Time” and numerous articles for publications that include National Geographic, Rolling Stone and the New York Times. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. He teaches writing and environmental topics at Salisbury University.