Chesapeake Bay News

The latest Chesapeake Bay news affecting powerboaters, anglers, and anyone living or working on the Chesapeake Bay.

January 16, 2019
Last night, Tuesday, January 15 at 6:30 p.m., the U.S. Geological Survey reported a 4.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. 
January 16, 2019
Enjoy Maryland-farmed oysters, wine, champagne, and beer at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's second annual Oysters and Wine on the Eastern Shore January 27.
January 15, 2019
Overnight Sunday, January 20 into  Monday, January 21, there will be a super wolf blood moon total lunar eclipse, with people in North and South America in the prime viewing spot.
January 14, 2019
On February 12, 2019, the Maryland Shellfish Growers Network will hots the Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference in Annapolis to give current oyster farmers and individuals interested in starting…
January 11, 2019
Even if you’ve bought boats before, it’s worth remembering what smart buyers do… and don’t do in the boat buying process.
January 8, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay scored a D+ in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) 2018 State of the Bay Report.
January 2, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard reports that it’s common for recreational boaters today to use cellphones to call during a boating emergency, so a new provision aims to improve reliability of the 911 system…
December 27, 2018
The new NOAA ASSIST tool allows boaters to submit questions and report nautical chart errors directly to the Office of Coast Survey, which is the nation's nautical chart maker.
December 27, 2018
When it comes to naturally filtering river water, we often think of oysters. But mussels can do the job too.
December 21, 2018
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites everyone to kick off the New Year with one of Maryland’s fastest-growing traditions: a First Day Hike. On January 1, 2019, the Maryland Park…
December 20, 2018
South River Federation and West/Rhode Riverkeeper, Inc. plan to consolidate their two nonprofit organizations into the Arundel Rivers Federation to focus on using science, restoration, and community…
December 19, 2018
The Maryland Board of Public Works has unanimously approved the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to invest more than $3 million for oyster recovery and restoration activities in the…
December 15, 2018
Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for the Chesapeake Bay boater in your life? Check out our top 10 gifts for boaters. For the angler in your life, check out 10 fishing gifts under $50.
December 14, 2018
The SS United States Conservancy has recently entered into an agreement with a prominent commercial real estate development firm, RXR Realty, which will begin to explore options for the SS United…
December 12, 2018
The Port of Baltimore reports that Army Corp crews will begin dredging approximately 2 million cubic yards of material this week from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore as part of a…
December 12, 2018
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has recently formed a partnership with Curtis Stokes…
December 7, 2018
The Port of Baltimore has been awarded $6.6 million in federal funding to develop a second deep berth for supersized ships at the Seagirt Marine Terminal.
December 7, 2018
Sunken workboat Chesapeake Born was raised in Deal Island last week after taking on water in its slip.