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.

February 8, 2024
The Back River Restoration Committee (BRRC) has kept more than seven million pounds of trash and debris from entering the Chesapeake Bay since 2011.
February 7, 2024
In the natural world, several things signal the return of spring in the Chesapeake such as ospreys, spring peepers, new plant growth, and more.
February 7, 2024
To become a Century Club member in 2023, Dianne Sullivan did not log 128 days on the water alone.
February 5, 2024
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will plant about 147 million oyster spat, or juvenile oysters, on 41 acres in Anne Arundel County waters with mitigation funds from the 2022 groun
January 28, 2024
PropTalk contributor Craig Ligibel sent us this story all the way from Australia while visiting family. 
January 18, 2024
DelMarVa winters can be deceiving.
January 17, 2024
Whether your on-water outings are on a kayak, center console, or luxury cruising yacht, you’ll encounter a variety of boating conditions while underway on the
January 11, 2024
A victory for public access to the Chesapeake waterfront at Greenbury Point and an apparent resolution to a local controver
January 8, 2024
Nothing cures the winter blues quite like a boat show!
December 29, 2023
If you’d like to start the New Year by getting some exercise and fresh air, consider one of these First Day Hikes with family and friends (and don't forget to check out our New Year
December 18, 2023
Heather Lougheed, vice president of the nearly 800,000-member boating advocacy, services, and safety group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), is taking on a second organization
December 18, 2023
When we learned about Amy Pelsinsky and Lisa Pupa’s children’s book “The Great Cat Roundup,” about a Chesapeake island
December 13, 2023
Blue Water Baltimore and the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore each made exciting announcements recently regarding their ongoing efforts toward cleaner water in
November 21, 2023
Maryland surpassed its 2023 oyster planting goal and set a new annual record after 1.7 billion juvenile oysters were planted this year.
November 21, 2023
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St.
November 18, 2023
What are your plans for the Friday after Thanksgiving? Join us in celebrating Blue Friday by spending time on or near the water.
October 23, 2023
Boats end up abandoned or derelict on our nation’s coasts for several reasons. Irresponsible owners abandon vessels when they can no longer afford to care for them or pay for their disposal.
October 18, 2023
A house crossing a river looks out of place, akin to Dorothy’s Kansas home sitting at the start of a yellow brick road in Oz.