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Members of the media are invited to contact the Chesapeake Bay Program communications office with questions and requests for interviews or information.

Recent Releases

June 30, 2016

Blue Crab Population Continues to Grow, But Numbers Still Below Target Levels

Blue crab population numbers increased for a second straight year, but in order to ensure a healthy future for Chesapeake Bay crabs, a report just released encourages resource managers to maintain a “risk-averse” approach to setting...

May 23, 2016

Local, State and Federal Agencies Open 22 Public Access Sites in Chesapeake Bay Region

The Chesapeake Bay Program is pleased to announce that in 2015, our partners opened 22 boat ramps, fishing piers and other sites that grant public access to creeks, streams and rivers in the region. Virginia opened 10 sites along eight...

April 28, 2016

Annual Monitoring Finds More Than 91,000 Acres of Underwater Grasses in Chesapeake Bay in 2015

Between 2014 and 2015, underwater grass abundance in the Chesapeake Bay rose 21 percent, bringing underwater grasses in the nation’s largest estuary to the highest total of the last three decades. Aerial imagery collected between May and...

April 21, 2016

Experts, Decision Makers Focus on Improving Environmental Education

Environmental education experts, cabinet-level representatives from state government, and other decision makers gathered in Annapolis on Wednesday to explore how states can assist local education agencies in creating and sustaining...

Media Advisories

April 19, 2016

Experts, Decision Makers Focus on Improving Environmental Education

The Leadership Summit on Environmental Literacy will bring together cabinet-level representatives from state government, environmental education experts, and decision makers from around the watershed to explore how states can assist...

April 18, 2016

Data Show Drop in Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sediment Pollution to Chesapeake Bay

Join the Chesapeake Bay Program on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 3:00p.m., to discuss the latest science-based estimates of how much pollution flow into the Chesapeake Bay has changed over time as a result of watershed-wide actions taken by...

December 08, 2015

Fisheries Scientists, Managers, Constituents to Discuss Chesapeake Bay Fishery Resource Management

The Chesapeake Bay Program’s Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team will meet Monday, December 14 to discuss topics of critical importance to important fishery species in the Bay. Sessions will feature presentations by top...

July 30, 2015

Chesapeake Bay’s Underwater Grass Abundance Rose Last Year

In a conference call Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m., scientists with the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) will discuss the 2014 results of their annual Bay-wide survey of underwater grasses from Susquehanna Flats to the mouth of the Bay and...

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