Chesapeake Bay Grasses Rebound After 3-Year SlideScientists say an indicator of the Chesapeake Bay's health -- underwater grasses -- has reversed a three-year downward trend.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Decline AgainUnderwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay continued to decline last year, and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee the year before are to blame, researchers said Thursday as they released results of an aerial survey of the ecologically important aquatic plants.
Pollen Levels & Pesky Allergies On The Rise In MarylandWhen spring warms up, allergies will heat up. And it promises to be a sneezy season.
Underwater Grasses Give New Lease For Other Life In The Chesapeake BayThe pounding rains from Tropical Storm Lee caused plenty of problems last summer.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Survive Heavy Fall RainsThe Chesapeake Bay Program says underwater grasses in the Susquehanna Flats survived this fall's heavy rains better than researchers expected.
Volunteers Help Restore Chesapeake's Poplar IslandState and federal agencies will be restoring Poplar Island this week along with the National Aquarium in Baltimore, which found volunteers to plant marsh grasses.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Decline, Water Temperatures BlamedUnderwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay, a key indicator of the health of the waterway, decreased last year with high water temperatures and poor water quality eyed as factors, researchers said Thursday as they released the results of an annual survey.
Chesapeake Bay Program To Release Bay Grass DataThe Chesapeake Bay Program says it will release new data on underwater grasses.