A family bicycles the Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail-Trail in Lancaster County, PA, to get a dose of the outdoors during the coronavirus. Dave Harp

COVID lockdown unleashes swarms of visitors at parks, trails

by Ad Crable, BayJournal.com Lynne Napoli of Boiling Springs, PA, lives near the Appalachian Trail, normally her refuge for quiet

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Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay

Should students return to the classroom in the Fall? Not an easy decision

by Bryan Renbaum, MarylandReporter.com Legislators, parents, and teachers are struggling with whether students should return to schools in the fall or

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Todd Clark went crabbing near Kent Island and is all smiles with this large blue crab. Photo by Rich Watts

Maryland Fishing Report for Friday, July 10, 2020

Maryland Fishing Report is written and compiled by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist.  Click Before You Cast is written

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Most underwater grasses didn’t fare as well in 2019 as this horned pondweed, which surrounds a boat in a tributary to the Tred Avon River in Maryland. Dave Harp

Chesapeake’s grasses hard hit by heat, high flows in 2019

by Karl Blankenship, BayJournal.com SAV in higher salinity water fared the worst Overwhelmed by record high flows and warm temperatures,

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