It’s a classic June morning in the Dorchester marshes: hawks on the hunt, ospreys fishing and dragonflies mating as daylight nears its peak of almost 15 hours on the summer solstice June 21. Changes in elevation in the landscape, almost [...]
Danny Dawson and Kathy Harvey love low-lying Dorchester county—he for his whole life, much of it as a waterman; she since she first came from the hills of Garrett county and crossed the Choptank River in 1980. And they have built themselves an [...]
In Dorchester County, where only 270,000 of the county’s 630,000 acres are dry land, there are many more waterways than roadways. Two years ago, this fundamental Evergladesian nature of Dorchester’s water-lands, abetted by rising sea level and [...]
I remember hitting softballs with friends in front of my dad’s hunting and fishing cabin on the Honga River in lower Dorchester County. Centerfield is now four feet underwater, some 200 feet from the shoreline.