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.
Downpours, Runoff Lead To Decline In Chesapeake Bay's HealthScientists say the health of America's largest estuary declined last year due to the effects of record-breaking precipitation.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Announces New Bay Protection PoliciesThe chief executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, announced two new policies aimed at protecting the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increase Is Good News, Officials SayAn estimated total of 594 million blue crabs, a 60 percent increase over last year. This includes 190 million females, a 29 percent jump, as well as 324 million juveniles.
Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increased By 60% From Last Year, Survey SaysThe Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population increased by 60 percent in one year, a survey said, making the total population of blue crabs at 594 million.