Volume 12 Issue 39
September 23-29 2004


MTBE: An Alphabet Soup of Trouble

Letters to the Editor
Concerned About Pipeline Expansion
Of Writing and Sailing

Sport-Killing Maryland’s Black Bears
What Bill Burton Omitted — and What You Can Do
by E. Joseph Lamp

Bay Life
Summer Yields to Fall
by Steve Carr

Bill Burton on the Bay
When Species Collide

Dock Of The Bay
Slavery’s Return to Annapolis
Annapolis Rotary Crab Feast
Ask the Plant Professor
Way Downstream

Earth Journal
Buckeye Butterfly

Earth Talk
A Disc-ography of Recycling
How can I recycle my unwanted CDs and DVDs?
by: Mike Wells, Oswego, IL

On Our Cover:
Our Lead Story

The Making of a Smithsonian Exhibit
Calvert Countian Paula Johnson Puts History on Display
by Becky Bartlett Hutchison

End the War of 1812 at Jefferson Patterson Park’s Tavern Night
The British came to Chesapeake Bay in January 1813 and stayed until April 1815. During their uninvited stay, they burned many towns along the Chesapeake.
by Louise Vest

Movie Review:
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Reviewed by: Mark Burns