Chesapeake Bay

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Authorities Searching for Missing Woman in Chesapeake Bay

Authorities in Maryland are searching for a missing Stevensville woman.


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New Vodka Combines Booze And The Bay

Can a beverage get more Maryland than Natural Bohemian beer? Maybe.


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Gauging Sandy’s Impact on Chesapeake

So far, indications are the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the Chesapeake Bay has not been as great as last fall when a pair of tropical storms caused widespread flooding throughout the northeast that dumped mud, debris and sewage into the water.


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Virginia Chesapeake Bay Restoration Grants Available

A legislative committee that oversees Chesapeake Bay restoration funds says nearly $372,000 is available for education and conservation efforts to benefit the bay.


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Rivers Group Assess Water-Friendly Codes In Virginia

An analysis of non-tidal Virginia localities that are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed found wide variations in the adoption of development codes intended to keep sediment and runoff from entering rivers and streams.


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Lighthouse Tours For Thomas Point In Maryland Resuming

Tours of the historic Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse in Maryland will be resuming this month.


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Maryland Planting Over 100,000 Trees To Filter Highway Runoff

Maryland highway officials are planting thousands of trees statewide to help filter stormwater that runs off roads and pollutes waterways.


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Chesapeake Blue Crabs At Highest Level Since 1993

Blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay have hit record numbers, reaching their highest population since 1993.


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Warm, Dry Winter Bringing Chesapeake To Life Early

Crabs are crawling early out of the mud in the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay, and that’s only the beginning of changes expected from the warm, dry winter in the nation’s largest estuary.


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Virginia Submits Second Phase Of Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan

Virginia’s second phase of a plan to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency.





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