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Carbon pollution makes crabs bulk up in size, not meat

Researchers say crabs are actually thriving on the growing amount of carbon pollution that's reaching the nation's largest estuary from the ocean.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 07:32am EDT

Tags: crabs, Chesapeake Bay

Report: Bay stormwater pollution costs can be cut

A new report says there are cost-effective ways for local governments to reduce stormwater pollution going into the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 02:55pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

Montgomery County to decide whether to bag the bag tax for some

Montgomery County residents have been paying an extra 5 cents for every bag they take home from stores since 2012. Now lawmakers will take a look at tweaking the law and perhaps creating exceptions.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County bag tax, Montgomery County Council, Chesapeake Bay, anacostia Riverkeeper

College students spend break working on Chesapeake

Instead of fun in the sun, area college students are spending their spring break down by the bay.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 06:23pm EDT

Tags: spring break, Chesapeake Bay, College, environment

Md. man who faked death loses federal appeal

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 05:49pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

$6M in Md. stream restoration grants available

The Stream Restoration Challenge says it has $6 million in grant money available for organizations seeking to improve the Chesapeake Bay.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 01:35pm EST

Tags: Stream Restoration Challenge, Chesapeake Bay

Oysters restoring themselves naturally in Harris Creek (VIDEO)

A warmer, drier year has been good for oysters, both natural and planted, in the Eastern Shore's Harris Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River and site of the first tributary-wide restoration effort by the Oyster Recovery Partnership.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 09:53am EST

Tags: Oysters, harris creek, Eastern Shore, Chesapeake Bay

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