Tom Horton covered environmental issues for the Baltimore Sun from 1974 until 2006. He is author of several books about Chesapeake Bay and has written for magazines including National Geographic, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and the Boston Globe. He teaches writing and environmental studies at Salisbury University, and contributes regularly to Chesapeake Bay Magazine and the Bay Journal News Service. He is currently working on a book on chickens for WW Norton publishers. He lives in Salisbury and spends his free time on bicycles and in kayaks. Horton worked for five years as an educator at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, where he authored Turning the Tide, a book on solutions to the Chesapeake’s water quality problems. Email Tom Horton.