Virginia will decide next month if it will continue a ban on the winter harvest of blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay. The state’s Marine Resources Commission has had the ban in place for the past three years to rebuild the crab population.
A destructive insect native to Asia has surfaced in Howard County, and millions of Maryland ash trees could be on the menu.
Baby boomers and retirees make up the fastest-growing populations in the Washington suburbs, new data show, growth that experts say will strain state and local governments to the breaking point.
Maryland’s growing immigrant population helped stabilize the state’s average household size after six decades of decline, according to census data released Thursday.
The health of the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is getting more attention.
Virginia regulators will wait until a study of the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is completed before they make any major changes to rules governing the state’s fishery.
The survey, conducted by Maryland and Virginia, is the most comprehensive look at the bay’s crab population.
West Virginia’s largest county and city both lost population over the previous decade while its Eastern Panhandle saw growth, according to figures released Wednesday from the 2010 Census.
Traffic in a lot of big cities is a handful. But considering Baltimore’s population, it’s a lot worse because we are much higher than most people think.