Rising Seas video: Strawberry fields not forever; dream farm at risk

Rising Seas video: Strawberry fields not forever; dream farm at risk

By Jessica Wilde
Capital News Service
ROCK HALL – Steve Mason’s father always wanted to be a farmer. After raising his children in Prince George’s County, he bought a piece of land on the water on Kent Island on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and planted peach trees.
Now Mason is carrying on his father’s dream, but his land is at risk of being affected by sea level rise and storm surge from hurricanes in the coming years.
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Len Lazarick

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Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of MarylandReporter.com and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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