Volume 13, Issue 15 ~ April 14 - 20, 2005

On Our Cover:

  • Springtime on a Chesapeake Creek; watercolor painting by Craig Miller
  • Travel back to the 18th century at Maryland’s Early Music Festival
  • Cultivate a love for Texas Barbecue at Annapolis Film Festival’s Best of Independent Films night

This Week's Lead Story:

Pondering a Pond
The joys of a garden pond far exceed the hard digging and regular upkeep that go into creating an oasis-like ecosystem; by Janice Booth

The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence
But you can grow a luscious lawn that’s good for the Bay, too; by Maureen Miller


Wrapping up the 2005 General Assembly
What little’s done is likely to be undone; by Debra George Siedt

Calvert’s Richest Fish
Seahorses by the Bay art project has money to give away; by Carrie Steele

Way Downstream ~ Susquehanna the nation’s most endangered river of 2005 … Pfiesteria fears prove unfounded in Virginia’s York River menhaden kill … Big prize to Baltimore’s WBAL-TV for Bay reporting … This week’s Creature Feature: New York’s great salmon scam.

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Editorial Letters to the Editor Commentary

EarthTalk ~
The pros and cons of pressure-treated wood

Dr. Gouin’s Bay Gardener ~ Pruning roses

Bill Burton ~ Lois Nutwell’s A Ripple on the Wind tours a vanishing way of life


Earth Journal
~ Seize the day of spring ephemera; by Gary Pendleton

8 Days a Week ~ Bay Weekly’s guide to good times; by Carrie Steele

Music Scene ~ U.S. Naval Academy’s Side by Side Concert has professionals and high schoolers making impressive music together; by Louise Vest

Curtain Call


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