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.
March 19, 2021
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at how decades of overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and now climate change, have put many species in trouble.
March 3, 2021
An introduction and what you need to know about this influential fishery management body and how it affects the Chesapeake Bay and some of our favorite fish.
February 3, 2021
In another step towards rebuilding the striped bass population, an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) panel will open the Public Information Document for Amendment 7 for public comment.
January 13, 2021
Maryland is at a crossroads in its efforts to meet pollution reduction goals in time for the 2025 bay cleanup deadline.
January 5, 2021
This year, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of the State of the Bay remained at a D+, but declined by one point from 2018. While concerning, the decline is largely due to ineffective management of the Bay's striped bass population, as opposed to water quality concerns.
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.
Bipartisan Bill Would Increase Funding for NOAA’s Chesapeake Bay Office, Benefit Oysters, Crabs, and Other Valuable Fisheries
January 27, 2020
Legislation introduced today would reauthorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Chesapeake Bay Office and proposes increasing its annual funding from $12 million in 2021 to $24.6 million in 2024.
October 31, 2019
“This is an important step in a much larger process to recover the striped bass population up and down the Atlantic Coast."
September 24, 2019
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted to give final approval to changes to regulations for Virginia's striped bass fisheries to address overfishing.
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