November 25, 2017

Message from the Cap’n…Change of Seasons

change of seasons

Message from the Cap’n is a compilation of fishing advice, waterman and weather insights, Chesapeake lore, and ordinary malarkey from the folks who keep their feet wet in the Potomac and St. Mary’s rivers. Today’s message is about the transition from summer into fall on the Chesapeake.

Trump’s FY18 Budget Cuts Hit DoD, Also

budget cuts

The Pentagon is a winner in Trump’s proposed FY18 budget, but some cuts will impact the military as well.

Season Ends … Season Begins – Message From the Captain

The Cap’n writes, as spring engulfs the Chesapeake ……. End of one season and beginning of another…. and also begins meanderings upon “birds of a feather”

How Strong is Soil?

As coastlines struggle against erosion and rising tides, soil strength certification is imperative for the infrastructure needed for a still-growing population in the Chesapeake Bay region.

Does the Chesapeake Bay Have a Future?

Acclaimed Author Tom Horton to speak Thursday at St. Mary’s College: “Is the Future a ‘Chesapeake Style’ Bay?”

Don’t Miss This Year’s Gov Cup! Aug 2-3

sailboats

Track and attend the August 2-3 Governor’s Cup Yacht Race ending at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the oldest and longest overnight yacht race on the Chesapeake.

Panel to Discuss the Fracking on the Chesapeake

St. George's Island sunset

Hydraulic fracking, though promising in terms of developing domestic energy, raises a host of issues related to the environment.

Women in Defense Chapter Celebrates 10th Year

Women in Defense

Women in Defense – Chesapeake Bay Chapter will mark its 10th anniversary with a panel discussion Oct. 25.

Rep. Hoyer Hosts Annual St. Mary’s Family Picnic Sept. 29

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer will host his annual St. Mary’s Family Picnic Sept. 29 at Far Cry Farm in Lexington Park.

Storied Canada Geese

There are no waterfowl so storied as the Canada goose.