February 24, 2017
With more than six million residents, Maryland is a melting pot of diverse citizens, with different political leanings, religious beliefs, and racial backgrounds.
February 23, 2017
The fate of Maryland's oyster population is being worked out in a church basement in Annapolis.
February 14, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the release of a draft plan to change the way oysters are managed in Maryland.
December 14, 2016
Approaching a ragtag team of CBF volunteers and staff, my first observation was the putrid stench lofting from the truck lovingly called the, "Spatmobile." On a mild December day last week, CBF partnered with the South River Federation to plant 200,000 spat-on shell and 87,000 adult oysters.
December 13, 2016
In many ways, their stories are the same. Self-described marsh rats, Bill Goldsborough and Chuck Foster both grew up on the Eastern Shore with Bay blood coursing through their veins and fishing rods in their hands.
December 7, 2016
Waterman David Melville harvests clams on "slick cam" (slick calm) waters near Gwynn's Island the day after Thanksgiving.
November 16, 2016
Small, silvery, and packed with nutritional might, menhaden have long been thought of as "the most important fish in the sea."
October 28, 2016
They might not be a common feature on dinner plates, but menhaden are often called "the most important fish in the sea."
September 13, 2016
"They need our help," explains Doug Myers, CBF Senior Scientist and in-house sturgeon expert. "
August 19, 2016
George Washington once wrote in his diary that he "went a dragging for Sturgeon," fishing for a culinary staple in the 18th century. But it's more than being mentioned in George Washington's diary that makes the Atlantic sturgeon an American legend.