Chesapeake Bay Program

Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Shows Signs Of Resilience, Report Finds

Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay. But the bay continues to suffer from poor water quality hampered by a growing population.

01/31/2013

Chesapeake Bay

Va. Leads In 2011 Chesapeake Wetland Restoration

Virginia restored more wetlands than any other state in the Chesapeake Bay watershed last year.

09/06/2012

Save Oyster Shell Program

The Save Our Shell program is run by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and provides an easy way for people to help the environment. There are several bins around Maryland so you can drop your oyster shells off. Click on the link for more information.

08/14/2012

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Chesapeake Bay Program Says 2011 Oxygen Levels Off

The Chesapeake Bay Program says oxygen levels in the bay dropped last year, with just about a third of the waterway meeting summer standards.

06/12/2012

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Chesapeake Grasses Down In 2011; Rain, Heat Blamed

Chesapeake Bay scientists say underwater grasses declined more than 20 percent last year, a blow to many fish and other species that need the grass to live or breed.

03/28/2012

Chesapeake Bay

Susquehanna Sediment Focus Of New Chesapeake Study

Back-to-back late-summer storms dumped an estimated 4 million tons of Susquehanna River sediment into the Chesapeake Bay, threatening grasses, oysters and other ecologically important species.

09/27/2011

(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Ag Report Challenging Bay Cleanup Plan Questioned

A new assessment has found fatal flaws in an agriculture industry report calling for a halt in the new federally led bay restoration strategy.

09/26/2011

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Ex-Del. Environment Secretary To Head Bay Program

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.

07/08/2011

(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council To Meet

The Chesapeake Bay Program’s Executive Council meets next week for its annual meeting and efforts to meet tough, new pollution reduction goals are on the agenda.

07/07/2011

(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Chesapeake Bay Program To Release Bay Grass Data

The Chesapeake Bay Program says it will release new data on underwater grasses.

04/20/2011

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