News

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.
December 5, 2018
On the evening of December 4, Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department units and surrounding companies were dispatched as a Grasonville fire boat caught fire in Kent Narrows.
December 4, 2018
On Thanksgiving Day in blustery conditions, local angler and hunter Josh Lowery launched a kayak into Prospect Bay in an attempt to retrieve his dog, which appeared in danger of drowning. Large waves…
December 3, 2018
On November 30, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) authorized five companies to conduct seismic blasting off a large area of the Atlantic Coast to search for oil and gas reserves. The…
November 29, 2018
The United States Coast Guard has issued a notice to mariners in the Upper Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of the Susquhanna River and Conowingo Dam. Mariners are advised that the Conowingo Dam will…