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Chesapeake Winter 2006-2007

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Highway Threatens Mattawoman Creek

by Bonnie Bick, Laurel Imlay, Betsy Johnson
The Mattawoman Creek is one of the most productive in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. But a proposed highway in Charles County threatens this valuable ecosystem.

Lasting Impressions

by Betsy Reeder
The mountains of West Virginia excite the love of a young explorer, and the greed of “King Coal.”

Letter from the Chair

by Betsy Johnson
In her last letter as the Chair of the Maryland Chapter, Betsy reflects on the results of the election and the opportunities and challenges ahead

Potential Legislative Action in Annapolis

Look for these initiatives when the General Assembly convenes in the new year.

Election 2006 All Over But the Glow

by Former Sierra Club President Larry Fahn.
Former Sierra Club President Larry Fahn celebrates the defeat of some of Congress’s most ardent anti-environmentalists

Maryland Chapter Excom Election

Democracy is a tradition in the Sierra Club, beginning with our election of at-large members of the executive committee

Group News Roundup

by Mary C. Corddry
Across the state, our groups are busy being green.

Reducing Power Consumption, Reducing Pollution

by Former State Senator Gerald W. Winegrad
Former State Senator Gerald Winegrad discusses reducing power consumption and reducing pollution

300,000,000 and Counting

by Kim Stenley
What is the impact of the burgeoning American population?

Jon’s Antarctic Expedition

by Jon Robinson
Our own Jon Robinson describes his work on a scientific venture in Antarctica.

An Omnivore Asks, “What’s for Dinner?”

by Betty Brody
Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma describes the American diet through an examination of four meals.

Metro D.C. Sierrans Plan Restaurant Tour

Enjoy eco-friendly cuisine with other Sierrans in the metro D.C. area.

Celebrate the Holidays with Earth-Friendly Feasts

by Diana Artemis
A thoughtful choice of foods can make your holiday celebration a time of conscious connection with the natural world.

Choosing Food for a Healthy Family and a Healthy Planet

by Bonnie Lane Weber
Sustainable consumption begins at the kitchen table.

Invasive Species Removal and Habitat Restoration Outings

Projects for ridding important habitats of invasive species continue throughout the state, throughout the year.


by Dan Soeder
Outdoorsman and Outings Chair Dan Soeder shares his techniques for enjoying the special pleasures of being outdoors in winter.

Catoctin Group Excom Candidates’ Statements

Candidates for the executive committee for the Catoctin Group (Carroll, Frederick, and Washington Counties) ask group members for their votes.


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