Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Chesapeake Bay And What is Being Done About It

The Chesapeake is the largest estuary in North America. It is dying an unnatural death. It was there to welcome the first explorers and settlers of this land. Give the Chesapeake its due. The runoff from farms and developments is putting so much nitrogen and potassium in the water thast it causes blooms of algae which then take all the oxygen out of the water and kill anything there. The book I have listed and is here complete, is a catch-up on what is being done to ameliorate the damage...Jeff Darling