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More benefits of woody debris

I appreciated Kathy Reshetiloff's Bay Naturalist column on the value of woody debris as habitat in streams (See "Where humans see woody debris, wildlife sees habitat in streams," February, 2009) and would like to add a couple of additional...

Moratorium saved rockfish; let one save blue crabs

A recent commentary, "Let small, independent watermen determine crab harvests," (December 2008) has as its philosophical underpinning, two fallacies that are embedded in the U.S. environmental movement: One, that the bourgeoisie and...

Don't be too hasty to put the blame on farmers

After reading the commentary, "Bay is quietly dying as polluters pile on the manure," (September 2008) it appears to me that the only manure affecting the Bay comes from chickens. Whatever happened to the manure from cattle, pigs, goats and...

Make crab pot owners responsible

First of all I would like to say how much our whole company team enjoys Bay Journal. I wanted your publication to keep all of us in touch with the environmental issues concerning Virginia's Eastern Shore. But an article, "Derelict pots raise...

Dam removals need safety standards

In October, the Bay Journal praised the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's removals of dams for fish migration. The article also pointed out the new potential for kayaks and canoes to use the waterways. I agree, but...There are no...

Serious solution needed for excess manure

Serious solution needed for excess manure I immensely enjoyed the December Bay Journal with all of the articles on what people and organizations are doing to improve our impacts on the Chesapeake. I kept reading Dr. Lynton Land’s Forum...

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