Monday, November 18, 2013
The State of The Chesapeake Bay
Hampton Roads' relationship with the Chesapeake Bay is complex. Local industries rely on it for their livelihoods and countless families enjoy the recreational opportunities it affords, yet the health of the Chesapeake Bay is often threatened by those same activities and industries. Today we talk with members of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Wetland's Watch, the Virginia Conservation Network, and The Army Corps of Engineers about the state of the Chesapeake Bay and the best practices for preserving its health and usability.
Christy Everett - Hampton Roads Director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Chris Ludford - Owner, Pleasure House Oysters
Skip Stiles - Executive Director, Wetlands Watch
Jacob Powell - Policy and Campaigns Manager, Virginia Conservation Network
Col. Paul Olsen - Norfolk District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers