Tugboats and the crews that operate them are the subject of a new exhibit coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.
Maryland’s ghost pot retrieval program starts again next month. State officials say watermen have until Friday to apply for work under the program.
Fighting off claims that environmental regulations are job killers, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it has facts that prove just the opposite.
Maryland environmental officials are backing off plans to meet Chesapeake Bay restoration goals five years ahead of other states in the bay watershed.
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.
The director of the National Hurricane Center says five to 10 inches of rain are expected to fall across the mid-Atlantic region due to Hurricane Irene, but may not push much water into the upper Chesapeake Bay.
The Puritan Tiger Beetle burrows in the soft ground to lay its eggs, and federal law has put that ground off-limits for reinforcing.
After promising consequences if states in the Chesapeake watershed don’t do more to clean up the bay, the federal EPA says some positive results are turning up.
Whether you’re a commercial waterman or catch crabs off a dock, scientists at the Smithsonian want your help. Researchers know a foreign invader called the mitten crab is here.