April 25, 2013
The annual estimate of blue crab abundance is critical to managing the species.
April 18, 2013
A 21 percent loss in underwater grasses in the Bay and its tidal rivers reflects lows last reported in 1986.
April 08, 2013
Headland breakwaters at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science serve practical purposes for wildlife and residents.
March 28, 2012
Extreme weather conditions in 2010 and 2011 led to a substantial decrease in bay grasses throughout the Bay and its rivers.
March 21, 2012
Can’t make it to the Bay’s shores? Enjoy a glimpse of this remarkable raptor through two online osprey cams.
December 15, 2011
The vast underwater grass beds of the Susquehanna Flats are in much better condition than scientists expected.
September 02, 2011
Scientists with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have released a mid-year update on bay grass monitoring in the Bay.
April 21, 2011
Underwater bay grasses covered 79,675 acres of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers in 2010, according to scientific data.
April 19, 2011
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is at its second-highest level since 1997.
April 27, 2010
Bay grasses covered 85,899 acres of the Bay and its tidal rivers in 2009, about 46 percent of the 185,000-acre baywide abundance goal.