Monthly Archives: May 2012

Riverkeepers – Tom Leigh & Drew Koslow

Midshore Riverkeepers Tom Leigh and Drew Koslow talk about the importance of clean water for healthy communities. They describe their mission as well as how the Watershed Implementation Plans play a role in the efforts to improve water quality in … Continue reading

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Poultry Farmer – Jenny Rhodes

Delmarva poultry farmer Jenny Rhodes is also a Queen Anne’s County agriculture and natural resources agent. She speaks about her family, her work, the poultry industry and the threat that regulations pose to her way of life and agriculture as … Continue reading

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Oyster Aquaculture – Johnny Schockley

Third generation waterman Johnny Schockley discusses his life and the culture of being a waterman on Hooper’s Island. He voices his concerns about the health of the Bay, and preserving the watermen heritage for the future. Schockley also describes his … Continue reading

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TED WYCALL

TED WYCALL Organic beef and vegetable farmer, Greenbranch Farm Salisbury, MD “Alternative farming is essentially growing things without relying on big companies to supply you with all of your inputs.  It’s entrepreneurial farming.  I’m a big believer in creating a … Continue reading

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JAN WISEMAN

JAN WISEMAN Executive Director, Greater Salisbury Committee Salisbury, MD “So, what would happen if the chicken industry left? You’ve been down to Salisbury University. You know where the Perdue School of Business is? That was funded by Perdue money. That … Continue reading

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HASAN WILSON

HASAN WILSON Environmental Health Specialist; Project Manager, Earth Data Inc. Centreville, MD “One of the most important aspects of this endeavor to improve the environmental health and condition of our Chesapeake Bay is that a huge lack of understanding exists … Continue reading

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MEGAN WARD

MEGAN WARD Former Programs Manager, Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Vienna, MD “For me the first step, no matter how old you are or young you are, is getting out in to the resource so that you can experience it for yourself.  … Continue reading

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JENNY RHODES

JENNY RHODES Poultry Farmer Centreville, MD “I think the culture of the Eastern Shore has certainly changed a lot.  When I grew up here everybody that I went to school with, their dad was a farmer or some way connected … Continue reading

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FRED POMEROY

FRED POMEROY Waterman; Teacher; President, Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth Cambridge, MD “In my mind, the Bay is what gives Maryland its identity as a state. Not just the Bay as a physical body, but the romance and the cultural … Continue reading

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JIM NEWCOMB

JIM NEWCOMB District Manager, Dorchester Soil Conservation District Cambridge, MD “The problem with the Chesapeake Bay is people and I don’t think anybody wants to talk about population control. With the modern world that we have today and the technology … Continue reading

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