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2011-05-19 15:17:00

QUEENSTOWN, Md., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington real estate development firm Akridge and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) staged their fourth successful Akridge Save the Bay Classic on Tuesday, dodging the threat of rain for the first time since the event's inception.

2011-04-10 11:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to reduce regional pollution took root in Annapolis, MD today as 100 volunteers planted 1,000 native trees on a former farm on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

2010-09-13 12:03:00

WGES CleanSteps(SM) Carbon Offsets now available to natural gas customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia; effort includes creation of new Carbon Reduction Fund designed to help clean the Chesapeake Bay ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept.

2009-12-03 08:33:00

Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Conservation Fund and Ohio Environmental Council Join Growing Coalition of Supporters WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-08-04 18:00:26

By PAMELA WOOD Staff Writer There are two dreaded words that pretty much sum up all that's wrong with the Chesapeake Bay: dead zone. Though scientists say the term is something of a misnomer, it conjures a relatively accurate picture of what's going on below the surface of the bay.

2008-07-16 18:00:21

By PAMELA WOOD Staff Writer Despite their long history of working to save the Magothy River, two environmental groups do not have enough interest in the river to block the building of a home on Dobbins Island, a judge ruled yesterday. Rather, Anne Arundel Circuit Court Judge Pamela L.

2008-07-14 18:00:21

By PAMELA WOOD Staff Writer Magothy River advocates who want to preserve Dobbins Island are suing the island's owner, saying he broke off negotiations to sell the landmark to conservationists.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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