It’s already been a rough season for Maryland crabs—and now there’s word that it could get worse. Massive rain last week has led to an algae bloom in the Chesapeake Bay.
Dead zones are a sign the Chesapeake is in trouble—and most every summer, one appears in the bay.
A new push to make the Chesapeake Bay Bridge safer. It’s part of a multi-million dollar, six-year plan to restore faith in the bridge–recently named the nation’s scariest.
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.
Teams from Loch Raven, Walkersville and Chesapeake compete.
It’s a poaching case that could bring prison time. That’s unusual but then the charges are substantial.
The Clean Chesapeake Coalition, which Carroll County joined last year, includes six other rural counties in Maryland, and attempts to change conventional wisdom on the Chesapeake Bay cleanup and restoration efforts.
Maryland’s Agriculture Department on Monday withdrew a request to accelerate implementation of proposed regulations aimed at reducing pollution from fertilizer in the Chesapeake Bay after critics said the state was moving too fast.
A sudden plunge in the blue crab population in the bay means belt-tightening for watermen.
Students from Maryland and Virginia are spending an alternative spring break working on environmental projects and learning about the Chesapeake Bay, rather than escaping to Cancun or the Caribbean.
Environmental groups are splitting over a bill designed to give farmers more certainty about how Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations will affect them.
The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved slightly last year with underwater grasses the only area suffering a setback, according to an assessment released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation that sounded cautious optimism for a decades old effort now under tougher federal guidance.