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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

Oyster restoration plan targets 2 dozen Chesapeake Bay tributaries

An Army Corps of Engineers master plan to restore native oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, would establish sanctuaries in Maryland and Virginia.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 11:52am EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, Chesapeake Bay, oysters, oyster restoration, Army Corps of Engineers, Eastern Shore

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UVa game simulates Chesapeake Bay watershed

Seven teams of high school students will get an opportunity to see whether they would be good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:54am EST

Tags: UVa, Chesapeake Bay, game

Chesapeake shows signs of resilience, report finds

Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay, which continues to suffer from poor water quality as a growing population stresses it, according to a report released Thursday.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 01:04pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

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