News and Articles

  • Build Your Own Skin-on-Frame Kayak at CBMM
    This fall, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Delmarva Paddlers Retreat are partnering up to offer the public a chance to build their own skin-on-frame kayak. Read more
  • Miles-Wye Riverkeeper Announces Operation Build-a-Reef: Eastern Bay
    ShoreRivers, Oyster Recovery Partnership, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have set an ambitious goal to plant 100 million juvenile oysters in Eastern Bay by the end of 2023. DNR has committed to fund the initial planting of 70 million oysters and ShoreRivers has raised the stakes—and the impact—by committing to plant an additional 30 million oysters. To learn more about Operation Build-a-Reef: Eastern Bay and donate to the effort, please visit shorerivers.org/ways-to-give. Read more
  • Toxic Algal Blooms Threaten Health of People and Pets – ShoreRivers Provides Monitoring and Education
    Every summer, news articles show up around the country about toxic blue-green algal blooms. When people and pets get sick or die from exposure to toxic blooms, it makes headlines. The Eastern Shore is no exception: in the summer of 2020, the Sassafras River experienced its largest, most toxic, and longest-lasting algal bloom on record, rendering much of the river un-swimmable for 12 weeks during the height of water recreation season. The toxin concentrations during this bloom were 300-500 times higher than the State’s threshold of risk and were responsible for the death of at least one dog and several cases of people getting sick. Read more
  • Talbot Kids Grief Camp Returns in August
    Talbot Hospice is pleased to announce the return of its Talbot Kids Grief Camp in August after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Read more
  • More Acres, More Trails, More Space to Explore Campaign
    For over 30 years, Pickering Creek Audubon Center has been the destination for students from Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester and Wicomico Counties to discover and connect with the natural world through exploration, science and engaged learning. During that same time, its 400 acres has offered a haven for individuals, community groups and families of all kinds who seek the peace, enjoyment, exercise and magical sightings that nature provides. Read more
  • Talbot County Senior Center News
    Learn to paint! Beginners (and old hands that might be rusty) are welcome to join the Wednesday morning class under the guidance of Jane Bollman. Even though you “can’t draw a straight line with a ruler”, you will be surprised that you can learn to paint! You can give the class a try for a few weeks to see if you enjoy it. We meet between 9 am and noon, and the cost is $5 per hour. Think you might be interested? Call 410-770-8611 for more information. Read more
  • St. Michaels Community Center Helps Fathers Build Skills
    The St. Michaels Community Center is helping fathers get the skills they need to be involved in their children’s lives by sponsoring the National Fatherhood Initiative’s 24/7 Dad® program beginning this August. Read more
  • Festival of Hope Set for Aug. 31 in Easton – Talbot Goes Purple kicks off year six with partners
    The second annual Festival of Hope is set for Aug. 31 from 6 to 8pm at the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and includes the six-year kick-off for Talbot Goes Purple. The festival is a partnership between Talbot Goes Purple, Mid-Shore Restoring Hope in Women and Christ Church of Easton and coincides with international overdose awareness day. The evening event will include free food; live music with Alive @Five; family fun including a dunking booth, bounce house, face painting, games and prizes; activities with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office including K-9 demonstrations; resource tables; and a memorial for those lost. Read more
  • Tidewater Rotary Presents the 3rd Annual Flags for Cancer Community Fundraiser
    This August, the Tidewater Rotary Club will be raising colorful flags around Easton for the third consecutive year of Flags for Cancer. Each color represents a type of cancer and every flag represents our friends and neighbors that have battled the disease. Read more
  • Alzheimer’s Association Delivers Care and Support Services on the Eastern Shore
    Alzheimer's Association services on the Eastern Shore are delivered by two Greater Maryland Chapter employees: Community Outreach Coordinator Susan Weller and Constituent Events Manager Leslie Zimmerman. Working in tandem from an office in Salisbury and remotely in Garrisonville, respectively, the duo's reach extends to nine counties: Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester. Read more
  • Summerfest “Sunset Serenade”
    For 33 years the annual Caroline Summerfest Festival in Denton has marked the turn toward Fall in Caroline County. As vacations wind down and families prepare to return to the regular schedules set by school days, Summerfest has symbolized one last hurrah of family, friends, and food coupled with great music on three stages, free arts activities and local non-profits raising funds and friends for their good works in the year to come. Read more
  • Talbot Kennel Club Holding Two All-Breed Dog Shows on Sept. 24th and 25th
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