The State of The Chesapeake Bay

Posted by: perry 11/19/2013 1:27 AM

Monday, November 18, 2013

The State of The Chesapeake Bay

Hampton Roads' relationship with the Chesapeake Bay is complex. Local industries rely on it for their livelihoods and countless families enjoy the recreational opportunities it affords, yet the health of the Chesapeake Bay is often threatened by those same activities and industries. Today we talk with members of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Wetland's Watch, the Virginia Conservation Network, and The Army Corps of Engineers about the state of the Chesapeake Bay and the best practices for preserving its health and usability.

Scheduled Guests:

Christy Everett
 - Hampton Roads Director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Chris Ludford - Owner, Pleasure House Oysters

Skip Stiles
 - Executive Director, Wetlands Watch

Jacob Powell - Policy and Campaigns Manager, Virginia Conservation Network

Col. Paul Olsen - Norfolk District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


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