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O'Malley touts record oyster planting

Gov. Martin O'Malley is touting a record year for producing and planting native bay oysters in Maryland.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 07:11pm EDT

Tags: Martin OMalley, Oysters, Chesapeake Bay

Pinching truth: It's the worst blue crab season in decades

The Chesapeake Bay was fully stocked with blue crabs, but now the population is depleted, and retailers are having to pull them from out of state to bring them to the table.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs, crabs, Megan Cloherty

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New fertilizer regulations to be phased in

Maryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 03:37pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, fertilizer, regulations, Maryland Department of Agriculture

Weekend Wakeup Labor Day edition

Labor Day weekend is upon us and drivers should expect major volume delays on through-routes this weekend, especially Interstate 95 in Virginia and at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. What to expect before you hit the road.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, dave dildine, Labor Day, Chesapeake Bay

2 large, bull sharks caught not far from Point Lookout State Park

Two 8-foot long bull sharks weighing about 220 pounds each were found in fishermen's nets not far from Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 09:52pm EDT

Tags: bull shark, shark, fishing, Point Lookout State Park, John "Willy" Dean, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cornfield Harbor, Chesapeake Bay, St. Mary, Colleen Kelleher

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Area water, sewage systems to receive upgrades

Maryland's Board of Public Works approved more than $65 million for improvements to the state's water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George's, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary's, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Maryland Board of Public Works, Chesapeake Bay, Sewage, sewage systems, water, runoff, thomas warren, Chesapeake Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant, Poolesville, Potomac Vista

Multistate agreement in works for Chesapeake Bay

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October.

Sunday - 07/14/2013, 07:47pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

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