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Will Baker, President, Chesapeake Bay FoundationWelcome 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 [email protected].

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Episode #7
Under Pressure
June 23, 2015

CBF President Will Baker interviews Senior Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough about the status of blue crabs in the Chesapeake.

Episode #6
Literally and Figuratively
June 9, 2015

CBF President Will Baker interviews Vice President for Education Tom Ackerman about the now and later virtues of immersing young people in outdoor learning.

Transcript for Episode 6: Literally and Figuratively (PDF)

Episode #5
Digging A Little Deeper
May 26, 2015

CBF President Will Baker interviews Senior Scientist Dr. Beth McGee to discuss the how and why of urban stream restoration and the importance of addressing polluted runoff.

Transcript for Episode 5: Digging a Little Deeper (PDF)

Episode #4
Something A Little Different
May 12, 2015

CBF President Will Baker interviews Vice President for Litigation Jon Mueller about the litigation over the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

Transcript for Episode 4: Something a Little Different (PDF)

Episode #3
As Goes the Susquehanna, So Goes the Chesapeake Bay
April 28, 2015

Upgrades to sewage treatment plants have helped improve water quality in the Chesapeake. And, each Bay state has developed a clean water blueprint outlining the steps that must be taken to reduce pollution much further, so that we can fully restore water quality in local rivers, streams, and the Bay. But, at least one pollutant, nitrogen from agriculture in Pennsylvania, is increasing, and the Commonwealth is way off track to meet the goals it set. That has to change. And Pennsylvania and EPA must effectively carry out their roles to make sure it does.

Transcript for Episode 3: As Goes the Susquehanna, So Goes the Chesapeake Bay (PDF)


Episode #2
Agriculture and the Bay
April 14, 2015

There are 87,000 farms in the Bay region. Agriculture contributes richly to our economy, our culture, and our society. But, considering the size and scope of all Bay agriculture, we've got concerns. Farming is the largest source of pollution to our Bay and its rivers and streams. So, what are we doing to save the Bay and benefit agriculture simultaneously?

Transcript for Episode 2: Agriculture and the Bay (PDF)


Episode #1
Bay 101
March 31, 2015

The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams drain a six-state, 64,000-square-mile watershed that reaches as far north as Cooperstown, New York, and as far west as Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and parts of West Virginia. In this first-in-a-series podcast, Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker describes the good news and the bad news about the problems facing this national treasure.

Transcript for Episode 1: Bay 101 (PDF)


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