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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…

July 02, 2014

Annual Analysis of Blue Crab Population Voices Caution

The newly released 2014 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Advisory Report encourages fishery managers around the Chesapeake Bay to take a risk-averse approach to blue crab management this year, due primarily to a decrease in the number of female…


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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.

Natural gas exports from Chesapeake Bay OK'd | Associated Press 9/29/2014

$13M Slated For Stream That Pollutes The Chesapeake Bay | Associated Press 9/29/2014

Perdue comments reminder farmers, politicians not in sync | The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 9/29/2014

The Peninsula chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists opens new member registration | The (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press 9/29/2014

Horn Point honors Talbot conservationist | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 9/29/2014

Panelists discuss foreign competition in crab industry | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 9/28/2014

EPA chief Gina McCarthy asks water professionals to back new wetland rules | NOLA.com 9/29/2014

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