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Tables of Contents for Turning the Tide
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Figures
xi
 
Foreword, by William C. Baker
xiii
 
Preface: Saving the Bay, Failing the Bay: The Last Decade and the Next
xvii
 
About This Book
xxxv
 
PART I. The Chesapeake Ecosystem
1
36
1. The Bay Connects Us, the Bay Reflects Us
3
34
The Small, Skinny Bay
3
1
The Great, Green Filter
4
2
The Amputated Bay
6
3
An Unruly Beast-The Estuary
9
1
A Rare Flower-The Geologic Bay
10
2
Slosh and Burp-The Wind's Will
12
2
The Only Constant Is Change
14
2
Invisible Fences
16
2
If You Harvest the Bay, Pray for Drought
18
3
Avalanche! A Bit of River Goes a Long Way
21
1
Productivity-The Bay's True Value
22
3
Doing More with Less
25
2
Ordering the Bay's House
27
2
Oysters Are Much More than Hors D'Oeuvres
29
2
The Chesapeake Ecosystem
31
1
What the Animals Are Saying
32
3
Vicious Cycles in Reverse
35
2
PART II. State of the Bay
37
262
2. Pollution
43
108
Agriculture
43
26
Sewage-Real Progress, but Big Tests to Come
69
15
Air
84
10
Susquehanna-The River That Is the Bay
94
7
Sediment-Dirt's Long, Slow Dance
101
4
Dredging
105
4
Stormwater Pollution
109
10
Toxics and Bacteria
119
15
Dissolved Oxygen-The Bay's Bottom Line
134
5
Oil Spills
139
4
Recreational Pollution-Boats
143
4
If Fish Made Clean Water Rules
147
4
3. Harvests
151
36
Lesson of the Rockfish
153
7
Managing Fish-The Big Picture
160
1
Crabs-A Historic Opportunity Lost
161
5
Oysters-Rebuilding, Restoring
166
6
Shad-Welcome Home
172
3
Management of Other Species
175
3
Watermen
178
2
Waterfowl
180
7
4. Resilience
187
58
Forests
189
11
Nontidal Wetlands
200
7
Edges of the Bay
207
17
Bottom of the Bay
224
15
Upstream and Down
239
6
5. The Ultimate Issue: People
245
54
How We Live
249
34
How Many of Us
283
16
PART III. Lessons and Recommendations
299
30
6. Recommendations
301
28
What Kind of Bay Do We Want?
303
6
Pollution
309
7
Harvests
316
2
Resilience
318
4
The Ultimate Issue: People
322
2
Toward an Environmental Ethic
324
5
Appendix A: CBF 'S State of the Bay Report
329
6
Appendix B: Chesapeake 2000
335
16
Appendix C: Chesapeake Bay Timeline
351
10
Glossary
361
4
References
365
10
Acknowledgments
375
2
Index
377