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  • Juvenile Striped Bass Numbers in Chesapeake Bay Remain below Average in Maryland

    October 15, 2021

    The Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources today released the results of annual surveys of the juvenile striped bass population in the Chesapeake Bay. For the third consecutive year, the Maryland numbers are below average, while the Virginia numbers are about average.

  • Prizes Announced for Rod and Reef Slam Fishing Tournament That Starts Oct. 9

    October 5, 2021

    Anglers who catch the most different species of fish in the unique Rod and Reef Slam Fishing Tournament can win a grand prize worth up to $1,400 in Under Armour fishing apparel and All Tackle gift certificates while division winners receive other exciting prizes.

  • CBF Issues Statement on EPA Proposal to Add Bear Creek Sediments Site to Superfund List

    September 8, 2021

    Today, the federal Environmental Protection Agency proposed adding at least 60 acres of Bear Creek in Baltimore County to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL lists hazardous waste sites eligible for cleanup financed by the federal Superfund program.

  • Rod and Reef Slam Fishing Tournament Returns This October in Maryland

    September 1, 2021

    The Rod and Reef Slam Fishing Tournament returns for its fourth year in Maryland waters this fall from Oct. 9 to Oct. 17. The contest is designed to highlight the diversity of fish that surround oyster reefs. To do that, anglers will fish in areas where oyster reefs have been restored in Maryland.

  • Hampton Roads Faces Harmful Algal Blooms This Week

    August 27, 2021

    A proliferation of harmful algal blooms this week across Hampton Roads is clear in striking aerial photos and videos captured by CBF and American Multimedia Solutions near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel on Aug. 26. The algae colored the water reddish-brown in many places, including Ocean View in Norfolk, Chic’s Beach in Virginia Beach, and the Lafayette and York rivers.

  • Save the Bay News: Urban Watersheds, Community Farms, and Rain Gardens

    June 17, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at the opportunities cities have to help stop pollution in the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • Save the Bay News: For Your Health, Restore the Bay

    May 21, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at how the health of our communities is inseparable from the health of our environment.

  • Healthy Fishing Along the Anacostia

    May 5, 2021

    Cultivating healthy anglers and stewards of our waters in the Latino community.

  • Smallmouth Bass are Making a Comeback

    August 27, 2020

    After years of struggling with pollution and disease, some populations of smallmouth bass are making a slow recovery.

  • ASMFC Approves Striped Bass Conservation Plans

    February 5, 2020

    Yesterday, the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission reviewed and approved conservation equivalency proposals for striped bass management designed to reduce harvest by 18 percent along the Atlantic Coast.

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