Despite decades of efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, rapid population growth has offset much of the progress we’ve made. Some people are beginning to lose faith that a restored, healthy Bay is even possible anymore.
So, what’s it going to take to convince people that there’s still hope?
In a series of posts and video interviews on our Bay Action blog, the Senior Bay Scientists and Policymakers and other Bay leaders give their prescription. Our purpose is to ignite discussion, provoke debate, and inspire new thinking and a renewed commitment to action.
Read all articles in this series:
- “We Need to Preserve and Economic Asset”, Mar. 6, 2012, video interview with Chesapeake Bay Program Director, Nick DiPasquale.
- Former Md. Governor Says It’s Time to Push Back, Feb. 9, 2012, video interview with former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening.
- Nutrient Trading, Poultry Farms and Planetary Finitude, Jan. 30, 2012, by Stuart Clarke, Executive Director of the Town Creek Foundation.
- ‘Don’t Let the Tea Party Set the Agenda’, video interview with Maryland state Sen. Paul Pinsky, Jan. 25, 2012.
- It’s Time to Put up or Shut Up, Jan. 21, 2012, by Chris Trumbauer, Anne Arundel County Councilman.
- No More Bay Business as Usual, Jan. 18, 2012, by Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper.
- ‘One Big Dead Zone,’, Jan 12, 2012, video of Maryland state Sen. Brian Frosh.
- Change You Must Believe In, Jan. 10, 2012, by Doug Siglin, federal affairs director in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Capitol Hill office.
- 2012: Changing the Dialogue About Chesapeake Restoration, Jan. 4, 2012, by Bill Dennison, Professor of Marine Science and Vice President for Science Applications at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES).