Volume 15, Issue 7 ~ February 15 - February 21, 2007



Operation Pelican Rescue-
A chilled flock has come in from the cold — but still needs a ride to Florida.
by Margaret Tearman, photos by Tom Tearman

Anne Arundel’s Bottomless Pit
A dredging plan that would put a parade of dump trucks on idyllic roads has people up in arms. by Sandra Olivetti Martin

Lobbying 101: How a Villager Assails the Walls of Our State Capitol
Your guide to getting laws passed. by Carrie Madren

Way Downstream ~ Bay Power Politics: Southern Maryland U.S Rep Steny Hoyer, now House Majority Leader, seeks more money for Bay Restoration … Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski promises early money to help Anne Arundel prepare for 5800 defense jobs … And last but not least, this week’s Creature Feature, local curly coat retrievers shine at the Westminster Dog Show.


LettersEditorialBay Reflections

Dr. Gouin’s Bay Gardener ~ Trees to avoid — and choose — in Chesapeake Country: Cold-climate trees find Southern Maryland too warm.

Bill Burton ~ I sympathize with those with hearing disabilities, but not for those who turn a perfectly good ear to the warnings of the best scientists on earth.

The Sporting Life ~ Only two weeks to go to rockfish: Maryland’s Crown Jewel of Sport Fishing opens March 1. by Dennis Doyle

Earth Talk ~ Green-age plastics grow in fields: They biodegrade — and save oil, too.

Tidelog®Sky Watch ~ The heavenly hero: Perseus flies high overhead astride his winged steed Pegasus. by J. Alex Knoll

8 Days a Week ~ Bay Weekly’s gguide to good times. by Carrie Madren

Flickerings ~

Xwords© ~ by Ben Tausig

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