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Health & Science

July 01, 2005


Outdoors Maryland

Tomorrow, 5:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. MPT "Chesapeake Crossroads." This Outdoors Maryland special tells the story of the Chesapeake Bay's past and present and speculates on the waterway's future.

The Environmental Report

Tuesday, 9:55 a.m. WEAA (88.9 FM)

Host Morning Sunday provides reports on air quality and tips to help regreen cities.

Outdoors Maryland

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. (Repeats July 9, 5:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.) MPT

"Autumn Promise." Scientists at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel are teaching baby whooping cranes to migrate by following a small, ultralight airplane.

"Out of the Woods." Black bear encounters in Western Maryland.

"A Soaring Success." Maryland Department of Natural Resources ecologist Dave Brinker, who tracks brown pelicans along Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, says the species is thriving in Maryland and its comeback and expansion are considered conservation successes.

Sky Watch

Thursday, 8:33 a.m., WYPR (88.1 FM )

Hosts are Jim O'Leary, senior director of technology, IMAX and Davis Planetarium at the Maryland Science Center, and Carol Christian, deputy head of the Community Missions Office of the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Online blog

Read Sun science writer Frank Roylance's weather and astronomy blog, updated daily at marylandweather.com.

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