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  1. The Ballad of Hurricane Irene

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    Video from Hurricane Irene as it hits Annapolis, Maryland. Midshipmen from the Naval Academy and the people who live there share their thoughts. Shot on a Canon T3i 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens 55mm f/1.8…

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    • From the Field: Capturing stormwater naturally in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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      June 2012: Fritz Schroeder, Director of LIVE Green Lancaster (a program of the Lancaster County Conservancy), explains how the city is using green infrastructure to capture stormwater runoff before…

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      • Bay 101: Blue Crabs

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        Why are blue crabs important to the Chesapeake Bay? Bruce Vogt from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) explains the iconic crustacean’s economic, ecologic and gastronomic…

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        • From the Field: Eco-Friendly Architecture at Manassas Park Elementary School

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          January 2010: From naturally lit classrooms, to a system that alerts students when it's the right temperature to open their classroom windows, Manassas Park Elementary is an amazing achievement…

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          • Bay 101: Intersex Fish

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            Fish biologist Vicki Blazer with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) brings her team to the Shenandoah River in Front Royal, Va, to collect and study specimens of smallmouth bass, a species in which…

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            • From the Field: Restoring urban streams in Washington, D.C.

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              May 2012: Peter Hill and Stephen Reiling from the District Department of the Environment take us on a tour of two successful stream restoration projects in Washington, D.C., and explain why controlling…

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              • Bay 101: Air Pollution

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                Air pollution affects each of the 17.7 million people who live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. But it doesn’t just cloud the air we breathe. Airborne pollutants can also harm our land and water,…

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                • Bay 101: Bay Grasses

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                  Bay grasses, also known as submerged aquatic vegetation, are an integral part of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Lee Karrh from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) explains what bay grasses…

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                  • PSA: Project Clean Stream

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                    More than 5,000 volunteers picked up close to 300,000 pounds of trash at 250 different sites around the Chesapeake Bay region during the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay's annual Project Clean…

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                    • Chesapeake Unscripted: What is submerged aquatic vegetation? (Baltimore, MD)

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                      What is submerged aquatic vegetation, and why is it important to the Chesapeake Bay? Commonly known as "bay grasses" they among the most critical inhabitants of the Bay's ecosystem.…

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                      • Chesapeake Stories: A Look Back with Arthur Tuers

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                        At 79 years old, Arthur Tuers has been fishing, crabbing, and boating the Chesapeake Bay for most of his life. He began working at McNasby's Oyster Company at age 10, and he has seen the oyster…

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                        • Bay 101: Sediment

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                          Scientist Allen Gellis with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) visits Linganore Creek in Maryland to describe how he conducts studies of sediment sources in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Sediment…

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