Chesapeake Bay News

The latest Chesapeake Bay news affecting powerboaters, anglers, and anyone living or working on the Chesapeake Bay. For Chesapeake business-related news, visit our Chesapeake Business News page.

July 22, 2021
Are you making it difficult to be found in a search and rescue emergency situation?
July 21, 2021
Governor Larry Hogan has announced the award of $22 million to 25 ecological restoration projects that will improve water quality and habitat in the
July 19, 2021
Like a welcome port on the horizon, we can see the end of Covid restrictions.
July 16, 2021
As pandemic conditions generated a surge of 415,000 first-time boat buyers in 2020, a 35 percent increase, recently released U.S.
July 15, 2021
The 2020 Chesapeake Bay Report Card issued June 22 by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCE
July 12, 2021
Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donat
July 8, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1 million to a team of researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) to study how the nutrient plume of the n
July 2, 2021
Nothing says summer quite like anchoring out to watch Fourth of July fireworks over the Chesapeake Bay.
June 20, 2021
Despite Covid-related restrictions for humans, bottlenose dolphins have returned to the middle portions of the Chesapeake Bay to kick off the 2021 season!
June 17, 2021
The Marine Trades Association of Maryland reports that as of the end of April, non-oxygenated ethanol-free E0 fuel is available in Maryland.
June 9, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has designated the Chester River as a No Discharge Zone (NDZ) in Mar
June 3, 2021
The boating lifestyle has surged in demand since the onset of the 2020 pandemic as we look for socially distant ways to
June 1, 2021
The new Anne Arundel County Plan 2040: good or bad for new public boat ramps and public water acces
May 23, 2021
For many Chesapeake Bay boaters, Memorial Day weekend signals the official start of the 2021 boating season.
May 13, 2021
Working to reduce stormwater pollution in the Severn River, which runs into the Chesapeake at Annapolis, is an ongoing
May 12, 2021
Piney Point Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac, constructed in 1836 by prolific lighthouse
May 9, 2021
The nation’s biggest recreational boating safety event of the year on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond, National Safe Boat
April 26, 2021
The Bay Bridge Boat Show closed with a bang, both figuratively and literally Sunday, April 18.