"Wolfger Schneider points out correctly that in addition to all of us watershed residents doing our job of reducing the runoff of water, fertilzer, and other residue from our own backyards that the County and Corporate landowners have a large role to…"
"Ned Tillman has suggested some valuable steps each of us residents can take to help our Columbia lakes recover. What I'd like to hear more of, however, is what the County and businesses are doing to mitigate the major damage done by point…"
Our lake is dying.It is filling up with silt and debris from storm water run-off and is clogged with algae from too much fertilizer. It certainly has lost some of its value for controlling storm waters and its attractiveness for recreation. It has become too shallow for being a healthy habitat for many species and is also contributing to the collapse of the Chesapeake Bay fisheries. It’s time to act.So what’s to be done? CA is planning to dredge the lake. To complement this major and…See More
"I have built a "green" house and renovated a typical Columbia condominium to make it more energy efficient. Many of the things I did were more cost effective than the traditional wasteful practices - both in capital costs and in operations…"