Oysters figure prominently at Maryland Thanksgivings–a demand hundreds of watermen are working hard right now to meet.
State environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will focus conservation efforts on the Penobscot River watershed area in Maine and the Choptank River complex in Maryland and Delaware.
Maryland Natural Resources Police are identifying a Cambridge teen who drowned after he and another teen jumped from a fishing pier into the Choptank River.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body of a boater who went missing on the Choptank River has been found.
Organizers say they have raised 90 percent of the money needed for construction of a replica of the Choptank River lighthouse, which they hope to have ready by September.
State Highway Administration inspectors will be checking the Dover Bridge over the Choptank River after a weekend crash.
Maryland has received nearly $2 million in federal grants to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore.
A fight to protect the water. Environmentalists say chicken manure is ruining the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland state officials say the owners of a Cambridge country club have been fined $500,000 for releasing sewage into Choptank River wetlands for more than two years.
Police in Maryland say the death of a Caroline County man whose body was found in the Choptank River near Denton is a homicide.