June 19, 2013
Low spring nutrient loads should lead to improved water quality this summer.
November 01, 2012
Preliminary data show the superstorm has done less damage than Hurricanes Isabel, Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
From spilled sewage to shellfish bans, we are tracking the weather's effects on the watershed.
October 10, 2012
This marks the largest restoration effort the watershed has ever seen.
April 17, 2012
Unusual weather, including a wet spring, a hot summer and two tropical storms, caused the Bay’s health to decline.
March 02, 2012
Blue and flathead catfish are two invasive species that threaten the Chesapeake Bay's rivers.
January 31, 2012
The federal government has officially declared the Chesapeake Bay’s Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species.
October 18, 2011
In 2011, 510 million baby oysters were planted on more than 315 acres in six Bay rivers, according to the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
August 10, 2011
NOAA will launch its last Chesapeake Bay "smart buoy" next week off First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach.
August 01, 2011
NOAA has launched a new website (buoybay.noaa.gov) for its Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System (CBIBS).