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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

July 30, 2015

Chesapeake Bay’s Underwater Grass Abundance Rises 27 Percent in 2014

Between 2013 and 2014, underwater grass abundance in the Chesapeake Bay rose 27 percent. The 75,835-acre total is 41 percent of the goal set forth in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement: to restore 185,000 acres of underwater grasses...

July 23, 2015

Chesapeake Executive Council Releases Plans to Restore and Protect Bay Watershed

This afternoon, the Chesapeake Executive Council announced the release of twenty-five management strategies outlining the Chesapeake Bay Program’s plans for achieving the goals and outcomes of the landmark Chesapeake Bay Watershed...

July 15, 2015

Bay Program Partners Welcome New Climate Change Coordinator

Today, the Chesapeake Bay Program welcomes it’s first-ever Climate Change Coordinator, a position managed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Chesapeake Bay Office. Zoe Johnson will lead efforts to develop climate...

July 01, 2015

Blue Crabs Doing Better, But Report Notes There’s Still Room for Improvement

While blue crab numbers increased from last year, a report encourages resource managers to maintain a “risk-averse” approach to setting regulations in order to promote healthy numbers of the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crabs in the future.

The...


Media Advisories

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...

July 29, 2015

2015 Chesapeake Executive Council Annual Meeting

On Thursday, July 23, the Chesapeake Executive Council (EC) will hold a public meeting and press event during which they are expected to announce the completion of the long-anticipated strategies for meeting the goals of Chesapeake Bay...

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Margaret Enloe
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