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Welcome to Turning the Tide, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's biweekly, Tuesday morning podcast. Join President Will Baker as he shares with you his thoughts on what it will really take to turn the tide—to restore our Bay and its rivers and streams. Our listeners are welcome to provide feedback, including topics for future podcasts. Just drop us a line at chesapeake@cbf.org.

 

EPISODES

  • Second Chances: People, Planet, Profit

    CBF President Will Baker talks with Pete Theodore from Second Chance in Baltimore, Maryland, about the environmental and community benefits of diverting waste from our landfills.

  • We Can Be Saved

    CBF President Will Baker talks with Tangier Mayor James “Ooker” Eskridge about the Chesapeake Bay that has provided for his beloved island and now threatens to take it away.

  • Eating Local at Gertrude’s Restaurant

    CBF President Will Baker and John Shields—cookbook author, TV chef, and owner of Baltimore's Gertrude's Restaurant—discuss the virtues of eating local in the Chesapeake Bay region.

  • Growing Up Tangier

    CBF President Will Baker talks with 16-year-old Isaiah McCready about life on the Chesapeake Bay's historic Tangier Island.

  • Worth Repeating: Follow the Soil

    (This episode originally aired September 1, 2015) CBF President Will Baker talks with farmer, conservationist, and James Madison University Professor of Natural Resource Management Bobby Whitescarver about farming for clean water. Whitescarver's theory: If you take care of the soil, the soil will take care of you.

  • Future Farmers, Future Bay Savers

    CBF President Will Baker and Student Leadership Manager Lane Whigham talk about a new program that provides conservation mentoring for future farmers in Pennsylvania.

  • The Sweet Spot

    CBF President Will Baker and Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration Kim Coble discuss a new approach to reducing pollution in Pennsylvania.

  • Danger: What’s in Your Local Water?

    CBF President Will Baker talks with Assistant Director of Media Relations Tom Zolper about results from this year's bacteria testing in swimming areas around the watershed.

  • Saving the Mighty Susquehanna

    CBF President Will Baker and Pennsylvania Media Coordinator B.J. Small discuss the push to declare the Susquehanna impaired.

  • A Jurassic Gem

    CBF President Will Baker talks with Maryland Senior Scientist Doug Myers about current efforts to save the Atlantic Sturgeon, the Chesapeake’s endangered dinosaur fish.

  • Seeding Our Future

    CBF President Will Baker talks with Jackie Shannon and Heather North, experts from CBF's Virginia oyster restoration center, about rebuilding the Bay's living water treatment centers.

  • Bullish on Blue Crabs

    CBF President Will Baker and Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough discuss the current state of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay.

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