Save our Environment

"What needs to be done to restore the Chesapeake Bay?
The inconvenient truths." a public lecture by Gerald Winegrad.

This talk was given at the Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, MD on 2011-05-19. It was free and open to the public.

Gerald W. Winegrad is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, where he teaches graduate courses on Chesapeake Bay restoration and wildlife management.

Winegrad served in the Maryland Legislature, first in the House of Delegates then as a state senator for 12 years from 1983 to 1995. He served as Chairman of the Senate Environment Subcommittee for eight years and wrote, sponsored, or managed nearly all environmental legislation passing the senate, including the Chesapeake Bay legislation. He was the prime sponsor of the phosphate detergent ban.

The slides are copyright Gerald Winegrad.

This video was shot by David Joyner using a panasonic tm700 and a nikon d7000. Whatever part is copyright David Joyner is licensed under the Creative Commons license

The length is 1 hr 40min. I have uploaded the video, as well as a version where it is split into two 50 min parts, to

Acronyms used:

AFO=Animal Feed Operation
APG=Aberdeen Proving Ground (a US Army base in Maryland)
BAT=Best Available Technology
BMP=Best Management Practices (for a Farm)
CAFO=concentrated animal feed operations
EIS=Environmental Impact Statement
ENR=Enhanced Nitrogen Reduction
MDP=Maryland Department of Planning
MS4=Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
N,P, and S=Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sediment
OSWDS=Onsite Waste Disposal Systems
PFA=Priority Funding Areas
Trib Strat=Tributary Strategy Goals


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