Monthly Archive: April, 2013


The Fresh Tidal Pocomoke & Nassawango, Worcester County, MD A prothonotary warbler welcomes Dave, Jeff and I to the cypress swamps of the Pocomoke, at Shad Landing State Park, in Worcester County, near… Continue reading

Opening Day on the Chesapeake Bay

It’s opening day on the Chesapeake Bay for the spring striped bass season.  Dan Betz chartered the 48-foot Loosen-Up (301-261-5869) out of Happy Harbor in Deale, Maryland. This is my fourth year taking… Continue reading

Honeybee Hive Establishment

Clarksville, Howard County, MD Today was the Burchick’s honeybee hive pick-up day, for an order that we placed back in February.  Jim and Betsy Chaisson, neighbors, friends and bee mentor and I purchased… Continue reading

Potomac Largemouth Bass Study

Bass Catch Index –  The fresh tidal bass program has collected data on the distribution of largemouth bass in the Potomac River since the 1980s. Its survey methods became standardized among other rivers… Continue reading