Text Size: A  A  A

In the News

Welcome to the Chesapeake Bay Program news and press page. Here you can find all of the Bay Program's latest press releases, news features and quality images.

Chesapeake Bay News

  • August 07, 2014

    Five facts about Vibrio

    Vibrio occurs naturally in the Chesapeake Bay, but infection with the bacteria can be avoided.

    1

Press Center

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…

June 16, 2014

Six Governors, D.C. Mayor, EPA Administrator and Chesapeake Bay Commission Chair Sign Landmark Agreement to Restore and Protect Bay Watershed

This afternoon, the Chesapeake Executive Council—which represents the seven watershed jurisdictions, a tri-state policy group and federal agencies—signed the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, committing Chesapeake Bay Program partners to…

May 22, 2014

Thirty-six new public access sites opened along Chesapeake rivers and streams

Last year, Chesapeake Bay Program partners opened 36 new public access sites along rivers and streams in the watershed, bringing the total number of access sites in the region to 1,208. In fact, more public access sites were opened in 2013…

April 21, 2014

Chesapeake Bay’s Underwater Grass Abundance Rises 24 Percent

Between 2012 and 2013, underwater grass abundance in the Chesapeake Bay increased 24 percent, reversing the downward trend of the last three years.

The Chesapeake Bay Program tracks underwater grass abundance as an indicator of Bay…


Media Contact

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:

Margaret Enloe
Director Of Communications
(410) 267-5740

Newsletters

The Chesapeake Bay Program publishes three electronic newsletters:

  • Chesapeake Currents: a monthly newsletter that highlights Bay Program-produced news and feature stories about the health and restoration of the nation’s largest estuary.
  • Bay News: a daily newsletter that highlights headlines about the Bay.
  • Bay Brief: a weekly newsletter that highlights information meant for restoration, conservation and stewardship professionals.
Subscribe to Newsletters »

In the Headlines

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

Maryland Announces Record Cover Crop Enrollment | Associated Press 8/28/2014

QA's joins Clean Chesapeake Coalition | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 8/29/2014

Conservation Corps volunteers paired with Shore organizations | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 8/28/2014

State cover crop program sees record enrollment | The (Easton, Md.) Star Democrat 8/29/2014

Somerset wind project still hot topic among residents | The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times 8/28/2014

State Rolls Out New Farm Resources Management Plan | The Leesburg (Va.) Today 8/28/2014

Study renewed to test groundwater in the county | The Queen Anne's County (Md.) News 8/28/2014

Bay Journal

Read the latest about the Bay in THE Chesapeake Bay newspaper.

Bay Journal

Visit the Bay Journal at www.bayjournal.com

410 Severn Avenue / Suite 112
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Tel: (800) YOUR-BAY / Fax: (410) 267-5777
Directions to the Bay Program Office
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
©2012 Chesapeake Bay Program | All Rights Reserved