Chesapeake Bay News

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

February 13, 2019
The time is now to start researching Chesapeake Bay kids' camps if you hope to have your child enrolled this summer.
February 11, 2019
Last year, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) would begin a study to identify the location of a new Chesapeake Bay crossing.
February 8, 2019
In 2014, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe asked Molly Joseph Ward to take the job of Secretary of Natural Resources.
February 8, 2019
In our February issue, we included our first Double Take puzzle for boaters with a keen eye. Can you spot the differences in the two photos?
February 5, 2019
We are all complaining about the cold, about the frozen waters of the Chesapeake, but while many of us can take a snow day, there is another community that does not have it so so easy: the working…
January 31, 2019
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Maryland Clean Marina Initiative will host three Clean Marina Workshops in February for marina, boatyard, or yacht club operators.
January 30, 2019
For the fifth year in a row, Governor Larry Hogan has proposed major funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration and protecting the environment and well-being of Marylanders.
January 25, 2019
Learn about maritime career opportunities at the upcoming Maritime Career Expo February 23 at Annapolis High School.
January 23, 2019
The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation aims to make on-water boat training more affordable and accessible with the official launch of the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program.
January 23, 2019
Winter is a great time to hone your seamanship and boating skills and enjoy boating-related talks and events in the company of like-minded boaters.
January 23, 2019
Boaters who are plagued by winter cabin fever should head to the Inner Harbor for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show January 24-27 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
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…