Posts Tagged ‘Maryland’

Remembering my Grandfather

Remembering my Grandfather

Baltimore, Maryland.  My grandfather, Herman ‘Dinky’ Wockenfuss, died on January 27th of this year.  He was 92.  More than just the head of our family, he was one of the most important people in my life.  With a strong sense of adventure, a love for life and a penchant for mischief,  Dinky fanned the fires […]

Clearing the waters of Chincoteague Bay

Clearing the waters of Chincoteague Bay

ARLO HEMPHILL on THE OSPREY NEST | 8 January 2014 The weekend before New Years was cold. Not nearly as cold as the polar vortex we’re experiencing right now, but cold enough to make a day on the Coastal Bays a brisk endeavor. However, the Maryland Coastal Bays Program has committed to cleaning lost and […]

Bay survey measures community role

Bay survey measures community role

Ocean City, Maryland. The following article was published on 23 September 2013 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland.  It also appeared in The Worcester County Times and Delaware Beaches. Do you use rain barrels? How often do you apply fertilizer to your lawn? Have you […]


Sequester is biting into bay program efforts

Sequester is biting into bay program efforts

Ocean City, Maryland. The following article was published on 12 August 2013 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of  The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland and in print form in the Worcester County Times and the Ocean Pines Independent. Are you sick of hearing about the constant bickering of partisan politics in […]

Coyotes are good for Delmarva

Coyotes are good for Delmarva

Ocean City, Maryland. The following opinion was published on 21 April 2013 as “Arlo Hemphill: In Reality, Coyotes are Good for Delmarva” in The Daily Times and its online companion, DelmarvaNow.com – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland. Living on the Eastern Shore, The Daily Times is one of my favorite sources for unbiased and insightful […]

A Rising Maryland: Our Coastal Bays and the Dawn of a New Legislative Season

A Rising Maryland: Our Coastal Bays and the Dawn of a New Legislative Season

Ocean City, Maryland. The following article was published on 28 January 2013 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland and in print form in The Ocean Pines Independent. It’s still the dawn of a new year and Maryland, in particular, has a lot to be excited […]


Planning for our common future

Planning for our common future

Ocean City, Maryland. The following article was published on 30 December 2012 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland and The Worcester County Times. When the government talks about taking action on climate change, we tend to think in terms of reducing greenhouse gases and investing […]

Maryland's Coral Gardens

Maryland’s Coral Gardens

Ocean City, Maryland.  Maryland is not known for its coral reefs.  In fact, many people would quite logically assume that no such thing exists.  However, such an assumption would be wrong.  In recent decades, an increasing number of coral “gardens” have been discovered just off Maryland’s coast.  These hard bottom areas are scattered around at […]

Sandy – a freak of nature or a sign of more to come?

Sandy – a freak of nature or a sign of more to come?

Ocean City, Maryland.   The following article was published on 13 November 2012 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland. “Anyone who says there is not a change in weather patterns is denying reality”. These were the bold and perhaps somewhat controversial words of New York […]