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JoAnn Stang Vares

...on July 12, 1943 to Joseph V. Stang and Billy Jo Canada. JoAnn would often tell stories of growing up "on the Chesapeake Bay" in Maryland, where she found her lifetime love of swimming, fishing, and crabbing. JoAnn joined the US Army...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...biodegradable panels, though they apparently degrade more slowly in Alaskan waters than the warmer waters of the Chesapeake Bay, in Virginia, which may be a problem, Murphy said."Reducing, reusing, recycling - it may sound cliche, but...
Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

EWELL, Md. - William Smith Dize's life revolved around water.The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn't operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock.But when Dize got sick and...
Erasing Bad Memories

...wanted to return there again?In early May of 1973, barely five months after I moved from the gentle shores of the Chesapeake Bay to the wild mountain rainforest of Juneau, I hiked the Lemon Creek[1] trail to try out my brand new frame pack...
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...landed on the southern edge of Chesapeake Bay (near present day Virginia Beach...miles upstream from the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. The island was surrounded by...a swamp on the west and the Chesapeake Bay in the east. This piece of land...
Consider the breed and think about personal space

...slightly reserved and aloof towards those outside their family unit. Even within the sporting breed group, consider the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, originally bred to guard his owner's hunting stash from poachers, who shares the working group's...
A teacher's journey to Juneau

...journey to Juneau were the circumstances that led him here. At the start of World War II, Bibb worked at a shipyard in Chesapeake Bay, Va. "I had a safe job in the shipyard," he said. "I would have stayed there all my life in the state of Virginia...
Government expands offshore drilling

...exploratory drilling or development would be allowed within 50 miles of shore. An area that extends out from the mouth of Chesapeake Bay also would be off limits. Also, last year, Congress directed the Interior Department to make available 8.3 million...
Migrating swans bring out Alaska paparazzi

...coasts. Some tundra swans have a yellow spot near their eyes. Pairs breeding in the north can winter as far away as Chesapeake Bay or North Carolina, while western Alaska birds likely are on their way to California, Rosenberg said.The first...
NOAA plans $40M survey of coastal seafloors

...The funding will come from the federal stimulus package. Locke said contractors will conduct 39 surveys in the Chesapeake Bay and the coastal waters of Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Louisiana, Virginia, and Washington. Contractors...


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