Volume 13, Issue 34 ~ August 25 - 31, 2005


Stocking Up on Recovery
Twinkies and Ho-Hos speed recovery of wounded soldiers; by Carrie Steele

Setting Septics Straight
Calvert countians’ septic systems compete for prizes; by Carrie Steele

Paws for a Cause
Whole Foods Market throws a canine chip-and-dip party; by M.L. Faunce 

Are You Ready? A Deadly Strain of Avian Flu May be Winging Our Way

  • Maryland mounts front-line defenses; by Sandra Olivetti Martin
  • Interview with Laurie Garrett, special to Bay Weekly, by Jim Motavalli, editor of E – The Environmental Magazine


Editorial Letters to the Editor Bay Reflections

EarthTalk ~ Superfund swept the nation — but has it cleaned up?

Dr. Gouin’s Bay Gardener
~ Sow a fall garden

Weekly Crab Forecast ~ Let the good times roll; by M.L. Faunce

Bill Burton ~ So much depends on menhaden

Way Downstream ~ Power dredging would make it easier to harvest the Bay’s remaining oysters — but it won’t solve the bigger problem … Annapolitans have a new worry: rabid bats … Now’s your last chance to hunt a Maryland bear in 2005 … New Jersey makes 25 states banning the gasoline additive MTBE … Think we’ve got jellyfish to complain about? Spain’s got more … plus last but not least, this week’s Creature Feature: “My man doesn’t need turtle eggs,” says sexy model in a new Mexican campaign to dissuade aphrodisiac trade in rare sea turtle eggs.

Tidelog® Sky Watch ~ The planetary parade; by J. Alex Knoll

Earth Journal ~Onomatopoeia in the blackberry bush; by Gary Pendleton

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


Music Notes

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Curtain Call

~Burns on The Great Raid: ““This well-assembled war movie is good for the history buff but mediocre for the rest.”

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