News

December 14, 2018
The SS United States Conservancy has recently entered into an agreement with a prominent commercial real estate development firm, RXR Realty, which will begin to explore options for the SS United…
December 12, 2018
Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for the Chesapeake Bay boater in your life? Check out our top 10 gifts for boaters. For the angler in your life, check out 10 fishing gifts under $50.
December 12, 2018
The Port of Baltimore reports that Army Corp crews will begin dredging approximately 2 million cubic yards of material this week from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore as part of a…
December 12, 2018
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has recently formed a partnership with Curtis Stokes…
December 7, 2018
The Port of Baltimore has been awarded $6.6 million in federal funding to develop a second deep berth for supersized ships at the Seagirt Marine Terminal.
December 7, 2018
Sunken workboat Chesapeake Born was raised in Deal Island last week after taking on water in its slip.
December 5, 2018
On the evening of December 4, Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department units and surrounding companies were dispatched as a Grasonville fire boat caught fire in Kent Narrows.
December 4, 2018
On Thanksgiving Day in blustery conditions, local angler and hunter Josh Lowery launched a kayak into Prospect Bay in an attempt to retrieve his dog, which appeared in danger of drowning. Large waves…
December 3, 2018
On November 30, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) authorized five companies to conduct seismic blasting off a large area of the Atlantic Coast to search for oil and gas reserves. The…
November 29, 2018
The United States Coast Guard has issued a notice to mariners in the Upper Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of the Susquhanna River and Conowingo Dam. Mariners are advised that the Conowingo Dam will…
November 29, 2018
ShoreRivers reports that Josh Newmier, a local Boy Scout, teamed up with their organization this fall to focus on local oyster restoration projects that will work towards a cleaner Choptank River.…
November 27, 2018
The EPA has awarded $2.4 million in clean diesel grants to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES) to reduce emissions from diesel powered equipment utilized at the Port of Baltimore.
November 26, 2018
Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) laid underwater microphones on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean to find out more about the ambient noise levels in…
November 20, 2018
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police is cracking down on the illegal killing of fish and wildlife through a partnership with Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers. This newly established…
November 20, 2018
This weekend on the Chesapeake Bay is chock full of events! We've got details on events this weekend, November 23-25, as well as a few big upcoming events you'll want to keep on your radar. You can…
November 20, 2018
On Thursday, November 1, Chesapeake Conservancy celebrated the 2018 Champions of the Chesapeake at an awards ceremony honoring The Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection…
November 19, 2018
Early Sunday, November 18, a boat fire on the Elk River in Cecil County near Harbour North Marina broke out, causing the five passengers onboard to jump overboard and swim to safety.
November 19, 2018
Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS), one of the largest yacht dealers on the Bay, is marking 65 years of business. However, this busy team isn’t resting on past accomplishments. Though the team is proud of…