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Publications: Management Plans


Mid-Atlantic Elementary and Secondary Environmental Literacy Strategy

Publication date: June 06, 2012 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Managers are making tremendous progress identifying and tackling environmental issues facing the Chesapeake Bay. However, many of the remaining challenges to a healthier ecosystem are complex, diffuse, and directly in the hands of...

Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: November 11, 2001 | Type of document: Management Plan

Summarizes the Kingfish (Scomberomorous cavalla) and Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorous maculatus) Fishery Management Plan and provides a synopsis of the problems facing the species.

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: May 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

Incorporates new information from the first Baywide stock assessment and recommends additional management strategies. Plan recommendations to protect the health of the blue crab stock which has the highest monetary value of any Bay...

Tautog Fishery Management Plan-1998

Publication date: January 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Tautog Fishery Management Plan

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan (Report)

Publication date: June 01, 1997 | Type of document: Management Plan

The 1997 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan incorporates new information and management strategies into the 1989 fishery management plan.
 

Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1996 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Stock assessment results indicate that black sea bass are overharvested. The goal of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Black Sea Fishery Management Plan (FMP) is to

Annual Progress Report: Fishery Management Plans 1994

Publication date: October 01, 1995 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

As part of the process of establishing accountability and tracking the implementation of management actions, each fishery management plan (FMP) is annually reviewed and updated. This report reviews the progress of management plans...

Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan.

Chesapeake Bay & Atlantic Coast Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan is to protect the horseshoe crab resource in the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast to ensure its continued role in the ecology of coastal ecosystems, while providing the opportunity...

Red Drum Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan.

...

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1994)

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the 1994 Oyster Fishery Management Plan is to enhance the production of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem by restoring habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion...

American Eel Fishery Management Plan-1993

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Eel Management Plan is to manage the American eel harvest in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries so that harvest does not exceed the reproductive capacity of the population to maintain its size from year...

Red Drum Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate red drum stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term ecological,...

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Flounder fish generates a higher dollar value in the Chesapeake Bay watershed each year than any other finfish. This fact sheet provides a summary of problem areas and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Summer...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, signed by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, DC, the U.S. EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Commission, Atlantic croaker and spot fish were selected as important species and a fishery management plan (FMP) was...

Bluefish Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: October 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This document addresses the Plan's goals to protect and monitor the bluefish resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and state coastal waters, and to provide for optimum long-term ecological, economic, and social benefits...

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate summer flounder stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Croaker and spot Management Plan is to protect the croaker and spot resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and coastal waters, while providing the greatest long-term ecological, social and...

Black Drum Fishery Management Plan-1991

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Black Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan....

American Eel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Fact Sheet: In 1987, signatories from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, the U.S. EPA, and the Chesapeake Bay Commission pledged to initiate management plans for commercially, recreationally, and ecologically...

Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate weakfish and spotted seatrout stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to...

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Policy and Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

This document is available electronically only. The Plan will guide the protection and restoration of native waterfowl species using the Chesapeake Bay, its tidal tributaries, and adjacent uplands. The Plan emphasizes the protection and...

Implementation Plan for Management of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid (Shad and Herring) Fisheries

Publication date: July 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council adopted the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan in July 1989 to establish a framework for coordinated management of the Chesapeake's shad and herring fisheries. This implementation plan is...

Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan 1989

Publication date: December 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate the striped bass stock in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout its Atlantic coast range, to generate optimum long-term...

Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan

Publication date: July 31, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan is to protect, restore and enhance baywide shad and river herring stocks to generate the greatest long-term ecological, economic and social benefits from the resource.

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1989)

Publication date: July 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The purpose of the Plan is to manage the oyster resource by restoring oyster habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion programs.
 


American Eel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Fact Sheet: In 1987, signatories from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, the U.S. EPA, and the Chesapeake Bay Commission pledged to initiate management plans for commercially, recreationally, and ecologically...

American Eel Fishery Management Plan-1993

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Eel Management Plan is to manage the American eel harvest in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries so that harvest does not exceed the reproductive capacity of the population to maintain its size from year...

Annual Progress Report: Fishery Management Plans 1994

Publication date: October 01, 1995 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

As part of the process of establishing accountability and tracking the implementation of management actions, each fishery management plan (FMP) is annually reviewed and updated. This report reviews the progress of management plans...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Croaker and spot Management Plan is to protect the croaker and spot resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and coastal waters, while providing the greatest long-term ecological, social and...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, signed by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, DC, the U.S. EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Commission, Atlantic croaker and spot fish were selected as important species and a fishery management plan (FMP) was...

Black Drum Fishery Management Plan-1991

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Black Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan....

Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1996 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Stock assessment results indicate that black sea bass are overharvested. The goal of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Black Sea Fishery Management Plan (FMP) is to

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: May 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

Incorporates new information from the first Baywide stock assessment and recommends additional management strategies. Plan recommendations to protect the health of the blue crab stock which has the highest monetary value of any Bay...

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan (Report)

Publication date: June 01, 1997 | Type of document: Management Plan

The 1997 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan incorporates new information and management strategies into the 1989 fishery management plan.
 

Bluefish Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: October 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This document addresses the Plan's goals to protect and monitor the bluefish resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and state coastal waters, and to provide for optimum long-term ecological, economic, and social benefits...

Chesapeake Bay & Atlantic Coast Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan is to protect the horseshoe crab resource in the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast to ensure its continued role in the ecology of coastal ecosystems, while providing the opportunity...

Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan

Publication date: July 31, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan is to protect, restore and enhance baywide shad and river herring stocks to generate the greatest long-term ecological, economic and social benefits from the resource.

Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan.

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Policy and Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

This document is available electronically only. The Plan will guide the protection and restoration of native waterfowl species using the Chesapeake Bay, its tidal tributaries, and adjacent uplands. The Plan emphasizes the protection and...

Implementation Plan for Management of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid (Shad and Herring) Fisheries

Publication date: July 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council adopted the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan in July 1989 to establish a framework for coordinated management of the Chesapeake's shad and herring fisheries. This implementation plan is...

Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: November 11, 2001 | Type of document: Management Plan

Summarizes the Kingfish (Scomberomorous cavalla) and Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorous maculatus) Fishery Management Plan and provides a synopsis of the problems facing the species.

Mid-Atlantic Elementary and Secondary Environmental Literacy Strategy

Publication date: June 06, 2012 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Managers are making tremendous progress identifying and tackling environmental issues facing the Chesapeake Bay. However, many of the remaining challenges to a healthier ecosystem are complex, diffuse, and directly in the hands of...

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1989)

Publication date: July 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The purpose of the Plan is to manage the oyster resource by restoring oyster habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion programs.
 

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1994)

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the 1994 Oyster Fishery Management Plan is to enhance the production of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem by restoring habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion...

Red Drum Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan.

...

Red Drum Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate red drum stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term ecological,...

Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan 1989

Publication date: December 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate the striped bass stock in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout its Atlantic coast range, to generate optimum long-term...

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Flounder fish generates a higher dollar value in the Chesapeake Bay watershed each year than any other finfish. This fact sheet provides a summary of problem areas and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Summer...

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate summer flounder stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term...

Tautog Fishery Management Plan-1998

Publication date: January 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Tautog Fishery Management Plan

Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate weakfish and spotted seatrout stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to...


Mid-Atlantic Elementary and Secondary Environmental Literacy Strategy

Publication date: June 06, 2012 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Managers are making tremendous progress identifying and tackling environmental issues facing the Chesapeake Bay. However, many of the remaining challenges to a healthier ecosystem are complex, diffuse, and directly in the hands of...

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate summer flounder stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term...

Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast King and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan.

Chesapeake Bay & Atlantic Coast Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan is to protect the horseshoe crab resource in the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast to ensure its continued role in the ecology of coastal ecosystems, while providing the opportunity...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Croaker and spot Management Plan is to protect the croaker and spot resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and coastal waters, while providing the greatest long-term ecological, social and...

Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Weakfish and Spotted Seatrout Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate weakfish and spotted seatrout stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to...

American Eel Fishery Management Plan-1993

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Eel Management Plan is to manage the American eel harvest in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries so that harvest does not exceed the reproductive capacity of the population to maintain its size from year...

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Policy and Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

This document is available electronically only. The Plan will guide the protection and restoration of native waterfowl species using the Chesapeake Bay, its tidal tributaries, and adjacent uplands. The Plan emphasizes the protection and...

Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1996 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

Stock assessment results indicate that black sea bass are overharvested. The goal of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Black Sea Fishery Management Plan (FMP) is to

Black Drum Fishery Management Plan-1991

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Black Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan....

Red Drum Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1993 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate red drum stocks in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout their Atlantic coast range, so as to generate optimum long-term ecological,...

Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: November 11, 2001 | Type of document: Management Plan

Summarizes the Kingfish (Scomberomorous cavalla) and Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorous maculatus) Fishery Management Plan and provides a synopsis of the problems facing the species.

Summer Flounder Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Flounder fish generates a higher dollar value in the Chesapeake Bay watershed each year than any other finfish. This fact sheet provides a summary of problem areas and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Summer...

Bluefish Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: October 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

This document addresses the Plan's goals to protect and monitor the bluefish resource in the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and state coastal waters, and to provide for optimum long-term ecological, economic, and social benefits...

Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: December 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, signed by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, DC, the U.S. EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Commission, Atlantic croaker and spot fish were selected as important species and a fishery management plan (FMP) was...

American Eel Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1991 | Type of document: Management Plan

Fact Sheet: In 1987, signatories from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, the U.S. EPA, and the Chesapeake Bay Commission pledged to initiate management plans for commercially, recreationally, and ecologically...

Tautog Fishery Management Plan-1998

Publication date: January 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

A report on the Tautog Fishery Management Plan

Red Drum Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

This fact sheet provides a summary of the life history, stock status, problem areas, and proposed management strategies described in the Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Management Plan. For greater detail, consult the complete management plan.

...

Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan 1989

Publication date: December 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Management Plan is to enhance and perpetuate the striped bass stock in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, and throughout its Atlantic coast range, to generate optimum long-term...

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1994)

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: Management Plan

The goal of the 1994 Oyster Fishery Management Plan is to enhance the production of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem by restoring habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion...

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan

Publication date: May 01, 1998 | Type of document: Management Plan

Incorporates new information from the first Baywide stock assessment and recommends additional management strategies. Plan recommendations to protect the health of the blue crab stock which has the highest monetary value of any Bay...

Oyster Fishery Management Plan (1989)

Publication date: July 01, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan

The purpose of the Plan is to manage the oyster resource by restoring oyster habitat, controlling fishing mortality, promoting aquaculture and continuing the repletion programs.
 

Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan (Report)

Publication date: June 01, 1997 | Type of document: Management Plan

The 1997 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan incorporates new information and management strategies into the 1989 fishery management plan.
 

Annual Progress Report: Fishery Management Plans 1994

Publication date: October 01, 1995 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

As part of the process of establishing accountability and tracking the implementation of management actions, each fishery management plan (FMP) is annually reviewed and updated. This report reviews the progress of management plans...

Implementation Plan for Management of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid (Shad and Herring) Fisheries

Publication date: July 01, 1990 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council adopted the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan in July 1989 to establish a framework for coordinated management of the Chesapeake's shad and herring fisheries. This implementation plan is...

Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan

Publication date: July 31, 1989 | Type of document: Management Plan | Download: Electronic Version

The goal of the Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan is to protect, restore and enhance baywide shad and river herring stocks to generate the greatest long-term ecological, economic and social benefits from the resource.



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