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A Blue View
A Devastating Year for Manatees
Gentle giants with few enemies, manatee populations have nonetheless long been threatened. The species has been on the federal endangered species list since 1967, when the list was created, and has been protected by Florida state law since 1893. Thanks to this, manatee populations have grown in recent years.
An Up-Close Look at the Patapsco River and the Harbor
As captain of the Snow Goose, Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 46-foot workboat, John Tapscott takes students and teachers through the Port of Baltimore and the Patapsco River to learn about an array of issues that affect the Chesapeake Bay, including human impact, trawling, oyster dredging, and water quality. John is with me in the studio to talk about challenges facing the Patapsco River and the Harbor.
The Chesapeake Bay as a Classroom
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation employs many strategies to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay. A major component, education, utilizes field experiences to transform the Bay into a classroom. John Tapscott, captain of the 46-foot workboat, the Snow Goose, guides students though the Port of Baltimore and the Patapsco River to study how people and the Bay affect each other.
Wood Frogs and Spring Peepers Wake Up
Through the winter, woodlands and meadows are mostly quiet at night. But with the arrival of spring rains and warming temperatures, that silence is broken by loud choruses of wood frogs and spring peepers. These are the first frog species to come out of hibernation and begin the year’s amphibian breeding season.
Lionfish Invade Our Seas
Since 1992, when Pacific lionfish were first sighted in South Florida waters, this fish has become widely established all along the southeast United States and the Caribbean Sea, even being spotted as far north as New York. These distinctive looking fish have profoundly impacted the health of the ecosystems where they now reside. This week, National Aquarium aquarist Ashleigh Clews tells us more about the lionfish and its effects on the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.