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Molokai

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We took Mokulele Air from OGG (Kahalui). While boarding, a fighter jet streaked across the sky, then shot straight up, rolling. Our Cesna Grand Caravan wouldn’t be so cool. We did, though, go around the east side of Molokai, along the sea cliffs. Along the way one of the pilots motioned with a shaka that […]

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Scuba Diving off of Maui

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Had fun diving with Lahaina Divers for an afternoon “discovery” scuba. We dove off the Mala wharf, the part  now submerged after being battered by Hurricane Iniki and currents, which locals warned the builders about. We went through the training just as I did for my first time diving with Maui Dreams, learning how to […]

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Volunteering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Farm Stewardship Team organized a volunteer tree planting at Linganore Creek on the Monacacy River in the Chesapeake Bay watershed–home to people, plants, and critters alike. In four hours we planted 1,100 trees to create a stream side buffer to help reduce pollution and make water cleaner in the […]

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Surfrider Foundation, D.C. Chapter

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The Surfrider Club, D.C. chapter, held its monthly meeting in the upstairs room in the Patagonia store, Georgetown. Afterwards we had tacos and happy hour at El Centro. We talked about environmental initiatives, surf trips, and ways to get involved. The club ambition: “Our actions locally can significantly affect the health of the coast, the […]