Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Mail 12/03/14

The Mail 12/03/14

Spatifying Feature

I brought a copy of Baltimore’s “Spattiest” free alternative weekly with me to the sunny Canvasback conference room behind the Merrill Center, where its 270-degree views of the Chesapeake Bay remind volunteers why we would spend one of 2014’s last warm Saturdays in a lengthy Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Speakers’ Bureau training session. It’s worth the drive to Annapolis to marvel at CBF’s Merrill Center, a big old barn that has been renovated to become one of the world’s greenest buildings. I always see osprey or heron when I go, and I know one day an eagle will fly right by my wandering gaze . . . but I digress.

There I was, proud to...