Monthly Archive: May, 2015

Charm City

Baltimore Is Awesome   Good Morning Baltimore   Streaming Live – Baltimore City Police Department Radio Transmission (with interpretation codes) –        

Digger Bees

I was doing work today related to the master plan alignment of a pedestrian trail for the Poplar Run subdivision and Bel Pre Creek and Northwest Branch Park.   As I was walking along… Continue reading

Selfie Sticks

A Public Service Announcement from Pizza Hut Beware of the Dangers of the Selfie Stick      


On the Campaign Trail with Hillary      

News You Can Use

This Week’s Intellectual Froglegs, by Joe Dan Gorman    

Small Whorled Pogonia

I have a client that requires a rare, threatened and endangered (RTE) plant species survey, and which specifically requires that we survey for the federally threatened and Virginia and Maryland endangered (highly state… Continue reading

Bluebird Banding

The Burchick Family moved to rural residential Clarksville in Howard County 21 years ago.  Upon arriving, we did not realize that we inherited Mark Wallace, a volunteer bluebird steward that came with the… Continue reading

The Nucleus Hive

The nucleus, otherwise known as a NUC, is a five frame honeybee hive in a box, with a queen, drone cells and worker bees, used for starting new colonies. Our neighbors, Tom and… Continue reading

Tawny Mining Bee

I helped my neighbor and friend Tom install his first honeybee hive today.  Once we finished we noticed an inordinate number of another bee species flying around us.  Walking over to a cut… Continue reading

Fishing the Pocomoke

It’s early Friday morning, and I’m about to leave the house with my boat in tow, to meet with Steve, Dave and Jeff.  We all took the day off to fish the Pocomoke… Continue reading

The iSolunar Application

Early Spring Fishing on the Fresh Tidal Mattawoman Jim Chassion and I went fishing this morning, launching from Slavin’s and working the headwaters of the Mattawoman.  The average mean temperature of the water… Continue reading