First it was another season of fewer crabs, now it’s striped bass. The population is still strong in Maryland waters, but other states are seeing a decline.
Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.
Concerns about the sediment-filtering capacity of a dam on the lower Susquehanna River in northeast Maryland and related environmental issues must be addressed in the broader context of trying to improve water quality efforts throughout the Chesapeake Bay region, officials said Monday at a U.S. Senate field hearing.
An effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay comes to a sudden halt. There’s a plan to use fossilized oyster shells as building blocks to restore the bay.
Prepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.
Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.
It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.
Maryland transportation officials have installed a nesting platform for a persistent osprey who built nests that blocked traffic cameras by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says more friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed in support of a massive restoration of the estuary.
Scientists say an indicator of the Chesapeake Bay’s health — underwater grasses — has reversed a three-year downward trend.
A pair of ospreys that built their nest on a pole holding a Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic camera will have to find a new home.
The ferry between Oxford and Bellevue will begin operating again this year in time for the Easter weekend.