2-Mile Dead Zone Confirmed In Chesapeake BayThe warm weather this summer, along with a lot of rain, is bad news for the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland Has 26 Lighthouses You Can See. Visit Them All, Get A PrizeVisit Maryland said there are currently 26 lighthouses visitors can see throughout the state.
Over 5M Oysters Planted In Patapsco River In Effort To Restore Water Quality, HabitatThey planted 3.4 million spat, or baby oysters, were planted on Wednesday alone- they originally had planned to seed around one million at the Campbell Reef.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Only Slightly Hurt By Record RainMaryland environmental officials say underwater grasses in the nation's largest estuary were mostly resilient to last year's record rain and increased runoff pollutants.
Measured Acreage Of Underwater Grasses Decline Slightly In The Bay, But Could Be Highest Amount EverWhile this acreage is less than the previous year, it is likely that substantially more submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) grew in the Bay than the mapped acreage suggests.
Aerators In Chesapeake Bay Could Eliminate Dead Zones, Local Environmental Consultant SaysDan Sheer, founder of Hydrologics drives his boat up Rock Creek where aerators have been used since 1988. It's a solution he thinks could help get rid of the dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay.
Pollution Forecast For Chesapeake Bay Predicts More Fish Kills, Dead ZonesThe report predicts this summer's dead zones in the bay is expected to be about 2.1 cubic miles.
Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Went Up 60 Percent Since 2018, Report SaysIt increased from 372 million in 2018 to 594 million in 2019.
Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone In Chesapeake BaySome ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state's seafood industry.
Howard County Awarded $1.8M Grant To Help Slash Pollutants From Entering ChesapeakeCounty executive Calvin Ball says the $1.8 million will be dispersed over years through the state's Clean Water Commerce Act grant.
New Campaign Allows Citizens The Ability To Track Efforts In Improving Health Of The Chesapeake BayA couple of steps can go a long way when it comes to improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
Biologists Seeing More Northern Snakeheads In Maryland WaterwaysFor the first time in years, biologists are seeing a lot more northern snakeheads in Maryland's waterways.
Experts Predict 'Dead Zone' Could Impact Chesapeake Bay Marine Life This SummerExperts from the University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science predict a dead zone could form in the Chesapeake Bay this summer, potentially harming marine life.
Report: Pennsylvania Must Do More To Help Chesapeake BayA nonprofit that tracks pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is once again lambasting Pennsylvania for not doing enough to protect the nation's largest estuary.
Report: Helicopter In Fatal Chesapeake Bay Crash Not Certified To Fly In Low VisibilityAuthorities say the helicopter involved in a deadly crash earlier this month did not have certification to fly in poor visibility conditions.