2017 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Survey

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Results of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2017 Chesapeake Bay young-of-year striped bass survey indicates above average spawning rates. The annual survey’s index is 13.2, above the 64-year average of 11.7. The striped bass, known locally as rockfish, is … Continued

2017 NOAA Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Science Program Grants

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The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office recently announced the grantees that will receive FY17 funding through the NCBO Fisheries Research Program. Having heard from the management and scientific community that more knowledge is needed regarding the Chesapeake Bay’s forage base, the … Continued

Choptank River Watershed Restoration

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A variety of restoration projects are ongoing in the Choptank River watershed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), its partners, and citizens groups. Choptank River Watershed Facts: Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the watershed includes the Choptank and … Continued