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The Chesapeake Bay's newest caretakers

The new Chesapeake Conservation Corps is a sort of Peace Corps for the bay -- Maryland's attempt to seed the next generation of conservationists for its troubled waters.



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Jennifer Carr, 24, left, tosses a mooring line to South Riverkeeper Diana Muller on Carr's first day on the water. Carr is an intern for the South River Federation in Edgewater as part of the new Chesapeake Conservation Corps.

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Training the next generation to care for the Chesapeake Bay
Article | The boat engine roared, the bow lifted, and Jennifer Carr was launched up the South River as an icy wind pulled at her scarf and whipped her pigtails.

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