Guest Host: Mark McDonald

It’s been an autumn (and summer) of strange weather: high temperatures and limited rainfall. As scientists and farmers debate whether the region is in the midst of a drought, the conditions are having interesting, sometimes unexpected effects on the Chesapeake. We get an update on the health of the Bay, and an update on a new government program to prioritize problems.


  • Donald Boesch Professor of Marine Science and President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • Dave Goshorn Director, Office of Sustainability, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Jim Cummins Director for Living Resources, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

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