Volume 11 Issue 18
May 1-7, 2003

On Our Cover
The Year of the Turtle
— photo courtesy of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

The Year of the Turtle
by Martha Blume
“The message I draw from this is that there’s just a lot of variation in the world,” says turtle researcher Chris Swarth of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. “Your horizons broaden, and you realize that the natural world is always more complicated than you imagined.”

Chesapeake Touring: 10th Anniversary Update ~ Kayaking Glides into the Bay
— by Bill Lambrecht

  • Local Sailing Living Legend Falls Ill
    Annapolis sailor, commentator Gary Jobson stricken with lymphoma
    by James Clemenko
  • Update: Vol. I, No I, April 22, 1993: The Longest Memory on the Bay Lives On
    Library’s Namesake Is Shady Side’s ‘Miss’ Ethel Andrews
    by Gary Starikoff
  • The Greening of Annapolis: 2003
    Hundreds shrugged off the weather and committed to the cause
    by James Clemenko
  • The Sweet Smell of Diesel
    Federal rules proposed for cleaner diesel-powered tractors, backhoes, bulldozers, forklifts — and boat engines
    by Gary Starikoff
  • Way Downstream
    • On our Eastern shore, Somerset County hosts Virginia’s Northumberland County to talk turkey on ferries…
    • In New York, PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk, a former Marylander, wants to be barbecued, says her last will and testament…
    • In Ireland, a tiny snail has stymied the beloved game of golf…
    • This week’s Creature Feature: From Edgewater, Florida, Class-A Daytona Cubs pitcher Jae-kuk Ryu, a 19-year-old South Korean, gets run out of town for beanballing an osprey.