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Chesapeake Wordsmiths: An annual cornucopia of locally-themed and/or authored books

Many books cross the editors’ desks of What’s Up? Media. We present several of those books; perfect for perusing, curling up with, or sharing as presents this holiday season.

Taking to the Water with The Eastport Oyster Boys

The Eastport Oyster Boys are bound by their love for music, but more importantly, by their love for the Chesapeake Bay.

Restaurant Review: The Point Crab House & Grill

Bobby Jones and his staff at The Point Crabhouse are gearing up for their busiest season as Maryland crabs come back to the Chesapeake Bay in record numbers.

Water Color in Black & White: Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake Opens at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This month, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels opened the very first exhibition to showcase the black-and-white Chesapeake-focused photography of Robert de Gast.

What do you Think? Forest Conservation in Annapolis and Beyond

Do you believe the Senate, House, and City should approve the recent attempts to protect our common lungs and kick the habit of overdevelopment?

Chesapeake Techies: When Bay conservation meets technology, everyone wins

In its brief 10-year lifespan, the Chesapeake Conservancy has become one of the most tech savvy environmental groups working to preserve the Chesapeake Bay.

TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to stand up for the Chesapeake Bay

Sign the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's petition right now to ask Congress to preserve funding for the Chesapeake Bay

Highland Beach on the Chesapeake Bay: Maryland’s First African American Incorporated Town

We offer excerpts from Highland Beach on the Chesapeake Bay. The book offers a history of Maryland’s First African American Incorporated Town, located five miles southeast of Annapolis.

What Do You Think? Latest Threat to Maryland’s All-Important Oysters

A lot of people are worried that Maryland is about to backtrack on oyster restoration and allow harvesting on “sanctuary” oyster reefs that until now have been off-limits. 

Champions of the Chesapeake

The third annual awards dinner, hosted by Chesapeake Conservancy