The study found the bay to be “one of the few places on Earth” where long-term improvements can be linked to humans.
The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on its Twitter account Tuesday that the “osprey cam” is back, with daily streaming from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Federal fishing regulators say they are conducting a five-year review of threatened and endangered populations of Atlantic sturgeon.
Underwater grasses along the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay that had been virtually wiped out by pollution decades ago have made a remarkable comeback, according to new research from the University of Maryland.
Some of the herons migrate, but the ones in the Chesapeake Bay area stay in the vicinity year round and return to the nesting spot during mating season — 40 to 50 herons typically begin gathering in early March.
A coalition of environmental groups, economic interests and educational foundations has set a goal of getting 10 billion oysters in the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.
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.