The head of the Queen Anne’s County Watermen’s Association says conditions are improving on the Chesapeake, where debris from Tropical Storm Lee has made it difficult to work on the bay.
The damage caused by last week’s torrential rains isn’t over. It’s just moved on to a new target.
A yoga mat, truck tires, a basketball and the seat from a portable toilet. Those items and thousands more are floating down the Chesapeake Bay, which is receiving the flood waters from the Susquehanna and other rivers swollen by rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.
A new study recommends a moratorium on oyster harvesting in Maryland.
Watermen often haul blue crabs out of the Chesapeake Bay by the bushel — but a purple crab? Queenstown waterman Jake Marzucco told The Star-Democrat of Easton that he recently netted the uniquely colored crab and took photos of it before returning it to the bay.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources plans to present changes to striped bass netting regulations this week to state lawmakers.
A former Delaware environmental secretary has been named the new director of the Chesapeake Bay Program, the joint-federal state effort that leads bay restoration.
A top federal agriculture official says improved farm practices already are having a positive impact on the environmentally battered Chesapeake Bay.
Seafood dealers say crabs are plentiful in Maryland for the long holiday weekend.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a House vote to cut farm conservation programs is a significant blow not only to farmers but local economies and Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
If taking care of your lawn means using fertilizer, Maryland has some new rules in force.
Most streams in the Chesapeake watershed are in poor condition, according to data released Monday by the Chesapeake Bay Program.