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December 11, 2014

Chesapeake Executive Council names Virginia’s Governor McAuliffe as Next Chair

Today, the Chesapeake Bay Program announced that the partners have passed a resolution selecting Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as the new Chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council, beginning January 1, 2015.

The Chesapeake Executive…

September 23, 2014

$9.8 Million will Reduce Pollution, Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Ashland, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $9.8 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the…

September 22, 2014

$9.8 Million will Reduce Pollution, Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $3 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the Maryland and the District…

September 16, 2014

Bay Program Partners Invite Watershed Groups, Citizens to Participate in Creating Plans for Restoring Chesapeake Lands and Waters

Today, Chesapeake Bay Program partners opened new online avenues for individuals, watershed organizations, community groups and other interested parties to become more engaged in the conservation, restoration and protection of their…


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In the Headlines

Read the past week's news stories about the Chesapeake Bay from newspapers and journals in the Bay region and beyond.

Rockfish poaching nets waterman federal prison term | Bay Journal 12/18/2014

Zebra Mussels Have Invaded Maryland Waters | CBS Baltimore (Md.) TV 12/18/2014

Norfolk man breaks Guinness boating record | WAVY 10 (Hampton Roads, Va.) TV 12/18/2014

Opinion: Relicense the Conowingo hydroelectric plant | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 12/19/2014

Blog: Trails Grant To Be Well-Spent By The National Park Service At Chesapeake Bay | National Parks Traveler 12/19/2014

Blog: EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results | eNews Park Forest (Ill.) 12/18/2014

Dunloggin efforts to improve health of Chesapeake Bay garner national recognition | The Baltimore (Md.) Sun 12/17/2014

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