Chesapeake Bay News

The latest Chesapeake Bay news affecting powerboaters, anglers, and anyone living or working on the Chesapeake Bay. For Chesapeake business-related news, visit our Chesapeake Business News page.

July 12, 2021
Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donat
July 8, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1 million to a team of researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) to study how the nutrient plume of the n
July 2, 2021
Nothing says summer quite like anchoring out to watch Fourth of July fireworks over the Chesapeake Bay.
June 20, 2021
Despite Covid-related restrictions for humans, bottlenose dolphins have returned to the middle portions of the Chesapeake Bay to kick off the 2021 season!
June 17, 2021
The Marine Trades Association of Maryland reports that as of the end of April, non-oxygenated ethanol-free E0 fuel is available in Maryland.
June 9, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has designated the Chester River as a No Discharge Zone (NDZ) in Mar
June 3, 2021
The boating lifestyle has surged in demand since the onset of the 2020 pandemic as we look for socially distant ways to
June 1, 2021
The new Anne Arundel County Plan 2040: good or bad for new public boat ramps and public water acces
May 23, 2021
For many Chesapeake Bay boaters, Memorial Day weekend signals the official start of the 2021 boating season.
May 13, 2021
Working to reduce stormwater pollution in the Severn River, which runs into the Chesapeake at Annapolis, is an ongoing
May 12, 2021
Piney Point Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac, constructed in 1836 by prolific lighthouse
May 9, 2021
The nation’s biggest recreational boating safety event of the year on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond, National Safe Boat
April 26, 2021
The Bay Bridge Boat Show closed with a bang, both figuratively and literally Sunday, April 18.
April 20, 2021
Back in 1970 on the first Earth Day, going out boating often meant tolerating polluted waterways. We’ve come a long way since then.
April 13, 2021
This year, the Annapolis Boat Shows will combine its two spring shows into one expanded 2021 Bay
April 11, 2021
Captain Mike Martel takes us through some of the latest and greatest products in the world of boa
April 8, 2021
The Marine Trades Association of Maryland, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapoli
March 17, 2021
On March 24, 2021 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and the