July 30, 2015
Widgeongrass grows where vegetation was not mapped before
April 21, 2014
Scientists attribute the boost in bay grasses to the expansion of widgeon grass in saltier waters.
April 02, 2014
Scientists link a Clean Water Act permit program to healthier rivers and streams.
September 18, 2013
New research suggests higher-quality grass habitat could boost Chesapeake Bay blue crab populations.
June 13, 2013
Underwater grasses are sensitive to pollution and an indicator of Bay health.
April 18, 2013
A 21 percent loss in underwater grasses in the Bay and its tidal rivers reflects lows last reported in 1986.
March 28, 2012
Extreme weather conditions in 2010 and 2011 led to a substantial decrease in bay grasses throughout the Bay and its rivers.
December 15, 2011
The vast underwater grass beds of the Susquehanna Flats are in much better condition than scientists expected.
November 18, 2011
Aerial photos show the upper Bay’s grasses mostly survived muddy plumes.
September 02, 2011
Scientists with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have released a mid-year update on bay grass monitoring in the Bay.