Earth Day & the 50th Anniversary of Silent Spring (JMU Students)

Rachel Carson…she’s one of my heroes. This year for Earth Day (April 22, 2012) it is fitting to honor the 50th anniversary of Rachael Carson’s book, Silent Spring. Rachael Carson This book moved the world by heightening our awareness of the environment and the affects of indiscriminate use of pesticides.  It ushered in the modern […]

Choose Clean Water Coalition Conference 2014

Wow! That’s what I have to say about the 2014 Choose Clean Water Coalition Conference held at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia last week. Nearly two-hundred leaders from every non-profit organization with a mission for cleaner water in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed were in attendance including the National Fish and Wildlife Federation, the […]

Polluters Sue EPA For Doing Their Job

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the Bay states, the District of Columbia, federal agencies and thousands of volunteers including teachers and farmers have been working to restore the Chesapeake Bay since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972.  There are many successes.  For example many of the localities in the watershed have the […]

Earth Day and the 50th Anniversary of Silent Spring

Rachel Carson…she’s one of my heroes.   This year for Earth Day (April 22, 2012) it is fitting to honor the 50th anniversary of Rachael Carson’s book, Silent Spring. Rachael Carson This book moved the world by heightening our awareness of the environment and the affects of indiscriminate use of pesticides.  It ushered in the […]