| May 7, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The Maryland Seafood Marketing Program, an effort of the state's Department of Natural Resources, has started up its fourth season of chef education tours.
The tours offer culinary professionals an opportunity to see Chesapeake seafood products up...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The recent bad news on the serious decline in female blue crabs (" May 1) and the subsequent editorial ("Singing the blues," May 5) calling for much tighter harvest restrictions should be a wake-up call for all who care about the Chesapeake Bay. The...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:53 PM
As summer draws near, Americans anticipate coming delights — a cabin in the woods, a blanket on a beach, a boat on a river. In Maryland, that iconic image is a table laden with steamed crabs. Thus has it been for generations in the "land of pleasant...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England's already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
— With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River.
Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Worried by recent declines in the numbers of Maryland's state fish, Atlantic states fisheries regulators are weighing slashing the annual striped bass catch by up to one-third next year all along the East Coast and in the Chesapeake Bay.
The proposal, to...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:24 PM
— Amid warnings that slashing the striped bass catch by a third next year could devastate Chesapeake Bay commercial fishermen, Atlantic states regulators agreed Tuesday to consider reducing the catch more gradually over three years.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Morrissey's new album may claim that "World Peace is None of Your Business," but he's definitely making Canada's annual seal hunt his business.
The singer and famously outspoken animal rights activist has fired a new round in an ongoing skirmish with ...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, is challenging U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, to a wager over the outcome of the NBA Finals pitting the Miami Heat and his city’s San Antonio Spurs.
She’s anteing up Joe’s Stone Crabs,...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:08 AM
A frequent stop and embarkation port on New England/Canada and Bermuda voyages as well as starting point of some seasonal Caribbean cruises and an occasional stop on trans-Atlantic voyages, Boston has seen a dramatic increase in cruise business in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:30 AM
There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...