From My Backyard to Our Bay

"The Chesapeake Bay Needs Your Help!"

From My Backyard to Our Bay is a publication for Talbot County Homeowners as a guide for actions to improve the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay. This is a must-have for residents who live near water or tributaries- protect the legacy we depend on and enjoy. It includes information about the ecological structure of a watershed, how they are polluted, and why this is important to us. From My Backyard to Our Bay sheds light on our environmental practices and what we can do in our residential landscapes (and communities) to manage runoff. It offers solutions for living in harmony with the Chesapeake, and empowers individuals to have a positive impact. From My Backyard to Our Bay also provides a variety of resources available in the Talbot County area- there are many institutions available for help, resources, and advice.

                         

Download the entire book, or in sections for a smaller file:

From My Backyard to Our Bay
From My Backyard to Our Bay - Cover and Table of Contents
From My Backyard to Our Bay - "Environmental Challenges in Your Community"

From My Backyard to Our Bay - "What You Can Do In Your Backyard and Home"
From My Backyard to Our Bay - "The Landscape of Talbot County"

Tell us what you think! Email mboley@umd.edu with questions, comments, or concerns.

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