March 6, 2020
There's no question striped bass (AKA rockfish) are in trouble. We can take another step to help them recover. Protect their food.
February 27, 2020
The Virginia legislature passed bipartisan legislation to transfer management of Virginia’s menhaden fisheries from the General Assembly to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).
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.
January 30, 2020
Today, the Maryland General Assembly took decisive action to put into law legislation that has the potential to increase the oyster population in Maryland long-term.
January 29, 2020
Today key committees in Virginia’s Senate and House of Delegates passed bipartisan legislation to transfer management of Virginia’s menhaden fishery from the General Assembly to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
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.
January 21, 2020
For once, the Trump administration has made a good decision for the environment and the Chesapeake Bay.
December 19, 2019
Following Omega Protein’s violation of the menhaden harvest cap in the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Department of Commerce has upheld the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s non-compliance finding against the Commonwealth of Virginia
December 16, 2019
Federal and state funding measures to support oyster restoration and research would send more money flowing to restore the Chesapeake Bay’s most important natural filter.
November 21, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam asked U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to impose a moratorium on Virginia’s menhaden harvest in a letter sent yesterday.
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