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Posted March 4, 2013
The 38th Parallel Passes Through the Mid Shore!
by Bess Trout, Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Easton
On April 18 the Talbot County Free Library and Chesapeake Bay Foundation team up to bring authors David and Janet Carle to Easton for a discussion of their new book: Traveling the 38th Parallel, a Water Line around the World. Bess Trout, Eastern Shore Grassroots Field Specialist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, tell us more:

Posted January 17, 2013
Community Conversations: State of the Oyster
by Robert Forloney, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in  St. Michaels
As the Director of the Center for Chesapeake Studies (CCS) at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) I have been involved with the Maryland Humanities Council’s (MHC) Practicing Democracy initiative’s Let’s Be Shore project initiative in a variety of ways over the past year. Read more…

Posted January 7, 2013
Let’s Be Shore Project Can Help your Organization Carry on the Conversation
by Let’s Be Shore project team

Posted December 11, 2012
Reflections on Let’s Be Shore: Drew Koslow

Posted November 7, 2012
Reflecting on the Let’s Be Shore Experience:  John Kotoski

Posted November 6, 2012 by the Let’s Be Shore project team
You Talked…You listened…Now Reflect!
Did you attend a Let’s Be Shore dialogue event recently?  We want to hear your reflections.  Post your comments in response to our follow up questions.

Posted October 9, 2012 by Jennifer Hicks, Sustainable Delmarva
World Café On Water Quality

Posted September 10, 2012 by Doug Sadler, Pocket Media Group
The Power of a Film (Festival)

Posted August 14, 2012 by Michele Baylin, MHC Communications Manager
Voices of the Future:  Let’s Be Shore Through Summer Camp Eyes

Posted August 6, 2012 by Isabel Junkin, Chester River Association
Water Pollution on the Eastern Shore:  How Your Lawn is Polluting our Rivers

Posted July 30, 2012 by Michael Glaser, St. Mary’s County
Songs of the Bay: Harmony and Discord

Posted July 23, 2012 By Pete Lesher, Talbot County
Seen and Heard in St. Michael’s:  Reflections on Democracy

Posted July 16, 2012 By Jennie Schmidt, MS, RD
The Great Divide: Things I Wish The Non-Farm Community Knew About Farmers

Posted July 9, 2012 by Kate Livie, Director of Education, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Bay Heritage, Family Legacy

Posted July 3, 2012 by Mike Pretl, Wicomico County
Civil Discourse and Community Organization on the Eastern Shore

Posted June 18, 2012 by Wayne H. Bell, Phd., Center for Environment and Society, Washington College.
The Power of Constructive Dialogue: Lessons Learned

Posted June 8, 2012 by MHC Executive Director, Dr. Phoebe Stein Davis
Humanities Can Help Communities Find Solutions. Let’s Be Shore!

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