Chesapeake Bay Week

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Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water
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Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water

The on-going efforts of three Riverkeepers to protect the Potomac.

The Chesapeake Bay Summit 2017
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The Chesapeake Bay Summit 2017

Moderated by Frank Sesno, a forum of experts discuss Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts.

Eatin' Oysters: Chesapeake Style!
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Eatin' Oysters: Chesapeake Style!

Travel the Chesapeake region in search of those who eat, shuck, and just love oysters!

Search for the USS Scorpion
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Search for the USS Scorpion

Underwater archaeologists explore a War of 1812 shipwreck in the Patuxent River.

Watermen (1967)
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Watermen (1967)

A time capsule that captures the lives of Chesapeake watermen in the mid-1960s.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Spanning the Bay
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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Spanning the Bay

The vision, struggles & engineering genius that led to the creation of a state treasure!

Secrets of the Chesapeake
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Secrets of the Chesapeake

Uncovering the most unusual places to explore and things to do for the weekender.

Beautiful Swimmers: Revisited
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Beautiful Swimmers: Revisited

Writer Tom Horton revisits the world of William Warner's seminal 1976 Chesapeake book.

Eatin' Crabs Chesapeake Style
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Eatin' Crabs Chesapeake Style

A rollicking foray into the world of the blue crab from dockside to table.

Eatin' Crabcakes: The Best I Ever Had
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Eatin' Crabcakes: The Best I Ever Had

The ultimate crab cake treasure hunt across the Chesapeake region.

Downee Ocean, Hon!
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Downee Ocean, Hon!

Maryland's Ocean City, from the beach to the boardwalk and beyond.

Tilghman Tales
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Tilghman Tales

The evocative memories of Tilghman Island watermen.

Growing Up on Tilghman
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Growing Up on Tilghman

Island residents recall their unique heritage.

Another Dawn: Tilghman in Transition
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Another Dawn: Tilghman in Transition

An examination of how waterman from Tilghman's Island adapt to the changing times.

Spat! Bringing Oysters Back to the Chesapeake Bay
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Spat! Bringing Oysters Back to the Chesapeake Bay

What will it take to bring back one of the Bay's most ecologically important organisms?

Chesapeake Footsoldiers
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Chesapeake Footsoldiers

Tales of those who work behind-the-scenes to make a positive impact on the Chesapeake Bay.

The Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt
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The Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt

Join Dewey, Trevor and Sloan for the coolest class field trip of the year!

Bugeye: A Chesapeake Legacy
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Bugeye: A Chesapeake Legacy

Working replica of the waterborne workhorse that plied the Bay for more than a century.

Chesapeake Bay by Air
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Chesapeake Bay by Air

Aerial journey around the Chesapeake Bay set to music.

Sprawl: A Tipping Point
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Sprawl: A Tipping Point

The development of Maryland's open space, and its impacts on people and the environment.