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A Day of Boats on the Eastern Shore


It has been an unusually wet summer in Virginia. The upside to that is the grass is green and the flowers are blooming. The downside to the stormy weather is that my dad hasn’t been able to do the yearly…

Virginia Wildlife

seamus on the chesapeake

A few weeks ago, I decided to take a last-minute road trip to the Eastern Shore of Virginia to visit my dad. I had a few days in between deadlines and meetings, so on a Wednesday morning I packed Seamus…

Friday Photo: Chesapeake Oyster Farmer


Oysters are the little unsung heroes of the Chesapeake Bay. That’s no easy feat: The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the country at 200 miles long, and the native oyster population is currently at only one percent of…