Local Subaru Dealers Donate to Chesapeake Bay Trust

March 28th, 2014

Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) in partnership with two local dealerships, Annapolis Subaru and Gateway Subaru, recently presented almost $13,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a part of the 2013 Subaru “Share the Love” event. At an event held at the Annapolis Subaru store, supporters of the Trust and Subaru alike attended to learn [...]

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CBAA 2014 Spring Art Show

March 28th, 2014

  Chesapeake Bay Art Association 2014 Spring Art Show Peninsula Town Center 1246 Merchant Lane Hampton, VA 23666 Chesapeake Bay Art Association (CBAA) is holding their 50th Annual Spring Art Show, running from May 8 through May 15, 2014, at The Peninsula Town Center. All of the fine artwork in the Spring Show will be [...]

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Osprey Tracking Project

March 28th, 2014

The annual migration of osprey from their wintering grounds in South America is now underway, and raptor enthusiasts can track the movements of three Chesapeake Bay osprey at cbf.org/ospreymap. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Osprey Tracking Project was designed to enhance understanding of this iconic species, and the three birds were chosen because they are [...]

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MD DNR Sport Fishing Guide Cover Photo Contest

March 12th, 2014

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be holding a Maryland Fishing Guide cover photo contest. The winning Maryland sport fishing photo will be featured on the cover of the 2015 Maryland Fishing Guide. The winner will also receive a one-year subscription to the Maryland Natural Resource magazine along with a  2015 State Park [...]

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2014 CBF Watershed Photo Contest

March 12th, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announces its eleventh annual watershed photo contest. Photo submissions are being accepted between now and April 11. Photographers of all skill levels, ages 13 and up, are encouraged to participate to win cash prizes of from $100 to $500, and to have their photos featured in CBF’s award-winning publications. The [...]

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MD Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement Open House

February 28th, 2014

Maryland Chesapeake Bay Draft Watershed Agreement Open House Tuesday, March 4, 3 pm – 8 pm St John’s College Mellon Hall, Francis Scott Key Auditorium Lobby 60 College Avenue Annapolis, MD 21401 Chesapeake Bay Program partners and jurisdictions are seeking public input on a new Chesapeake Bay Draft Watershed Agreement. Citizens and stakeholders are encouraged [...]

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Southern Chesapeake Bay Experiencing Land Subsidence (Sinking Land)

December 31st, 2013

Communities and coastal habitats in the southern Chesapeake Bay region could face increased flooding because, as seawater levels are rising in the bay, the land surface is also sinking, according to a new USGS report. The report cites intensive groundwater withdrawals as a major cause of the sinking land, or ‘land subsidence’, that contributes to [...]

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Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Sturgeon Recovery Grants

December 13th, 2013

Efforts towards the recovery of Chesapeake Bay Atlantic sturgeon recently got a boost when NOAA Fisheries awarded a three-year, $1.75 million species recovery grant to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. In 1997, biologists were surprised to find juvenile Atlantic sturgeon in the Chesapeake Bay. Although [...]

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Maryland Vessel Excise Tax Legislation

November 26th, 2013

In 2013, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation capping the five percent vessel excise tax at $15,000. The new law, which went into effect on July 1, 2013, offers a financial incentive for boaters to trade-up, or register an out-of-state vessel in Maryland. “Our hope is that residents from Virginia, DC, New Jersey – anyone [...]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Grants

November 25th, 2013

On November 20, 2013, the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced $1 million in grants to be awarded to 70 nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and local schools throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. These awards, approved by the Trust’s board of trustees, are supported through the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate program and through partnerships with the Maryland Department [...]

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