2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card

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The Chesapeake Bay score decreased in 2018, but maintained a C grade, according to the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card issued by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). The decrease was due to extremely high precipitation last … Continued

NCBO Biennial Report to Congress 2015-16

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The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office’s Biennial Report to Congress, highlighting work accomplished by NCBO in fiscal years 2015 and 2016, was recently sent to Capitol Hill. The Report provides an overview of NCBO efforts in restoring oysters, advancing fisheries science, … Continued

Maryland Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Report

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently reported that underwater grass abundance increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from … Continued