The Maryland Senate enhanced a tax break Thursday for restaurants and seafood distributors in Maryland who participate in an oyster shell recycling program.
President Trump’s proposed 2019 budget would drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary. Chesapeake Bay, which is getting nearly $73 million this year, would receive $7.3 million.
Two cousins started a blue crab business that’s online. In five months, Cameron’s Seafood Online has shipped about 1,000 orders of Maryland blue hard-shell and soft-shell crabs, crab cakes and jumbo lump crabmeat to customers in 46 of the Lower 48 states.
The scientists who set up a website for sightings of bottlenose dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay say they were amazed by the number of sightings reported this year.
A man who fell inside a bulk container ship had been rescued in Maryland.
Marine science researchers in Virginia recently spotted a manatee that had made a rare Chesapeake Bay appearance. See video.
A restaurant and gift shop on The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is set to close Sept. 30.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says the state will dredge sediment trapped behind a Susquehanna River dam to see whether the work improves the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
The first railroad was built in 1880 to construct a new lighthouse.
A rare, strong tornado touched down in Stevensville, Maryland, early Monday morning, tearing apart the upper floors of townhomes, ripping off roofs and taking down trees, according to the National Weather Service. About 6,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity hours after the violent storm tore along Kent Island.
A powerful storm through Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, left extensive destruction in its wake. See photos of the damage.
Apparently, the mammals are making their way into the bay more frequently. Scientists want to know why and how often (among other details) — and a new website could help.
An annual report has found the overall population of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has declined and it recommends limiting the number harvested in the fall.
This year’s dead zone could be about 1.89 cubic miles, or nearly the volume of 3.2 million Olympic-size swimming pools.
A blue crab with two oysters growing on either side of her head near her eyes was found in a crab pot that belonged to the mayor of Tangier Island.