Wildlife officials are investigating the death of a 30-foot-long whale found in shallow water near an island in the Chesapeake Bay at the Maryland-Virginia border.
Think this winter is cold? The winter of 1977 was so frigid for so long the bay froze solid.
With some in the state legislature moving to repeal the so-called “rain tax,” those in favor of keeping it promise a fight.
Around the turn of the 20th century, the skipjack was the vessel of choice for oystermen who made their living on the Chesapeake Bay.
Rescue plans are underway to airlift the stranded passengers on board a research ship trapped in the Antarctic ice. They’ve been there for a week.
The son of a Russian woman whose body was pulled from the Chesapeake Bay more than two years ago has been indicted on a murder charge in her death.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday was named the chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, saying he hoped to have a new Chesapeake Bay Watershed agreement signed next year.
The 2014 candidates for governor took a crack at the state’s environmental challenges.
A program growing in popularity received a cash infusion to keep oysters growing.
Watermen file suit against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, saying the new rules restricting menhaden catch threaten livelihoods.
Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction and agricultural runoff.
An artificial oyster reef made up of 300 concrete balls has been completed in the Choptank River.