On the Bay
Rona Kobell • November 13, 2019
When we think of invasive species, we think of exotic invaders that have found their way to our shores and disrupted our ecosystems in short order. Zebra mussels in the Great Lakes fouling discharge pipes. Nutria in the Chesapeake Bay munching their way through protective marshes. The European green crab eating its way up the food web on the Maine coast. Read more . . .
Rona Kobell • November 5, 2019
For about a decade, Ginna Tiernan would look out over the parking lot at Adkins Arboretum and think about what could be. Read more . . .
Rona Kobell • October 25, 2019
For Yonathan Zohar, the path to a blue revolution is not only near the sea. It’s in northern Wisconsin, where Superior Fresh and researchers with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point raise salmon in a land-based, snow-covered greenhouse far from the ocean. Read more . . .
Rona Kobell • October 11, 2019
Rona Kobell • September 25, 2019
In March of 1791, French architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant came to Washington to build a city atop a marshy expanse. From the hill where the United States Capitol would eventually be placed, he envisioned a city that would grow between two rivers, the Potomac to the west and the Anacostia to the east. Read more . . .