| Oct 10, 2014
More than three decades ago, 22-year-old Annapolis native Andy Teeling climbed aboard his 16-foot dory and embarked on an ambitious journey to circumnavigate the 450-mile coastline of the Delmarva Peninsula in a rowboat.
After two months of rowing...
| Oct 10, 2014
Sunday, Oct. 12
Boat show The annual U.S. Sailboat Show will be held 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday at the Annapolis City Dock. Now in its 45th year, the nation's oldest and largest in-water sailboat show attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Several environmental groups will be cleaning up parts of Baltimore Saturday to drum up support for a city bill that would add a surcharge for using disposable plastic bags.
The groups — who argue that disposable plastic bags make up a significant...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The forecast for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer finally bore out last month — at least for the upper bay.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported the eighth largest dead zone on record for early August, a 1.32-...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Environmentalists will team up Saturday to build support for a 5-cent plastic bag fee in Baltimore by handing out reusable bags and taking part in a citywide cleanup effort.
Blue Water Baltimore, Waterfront Partnership, Chesapeake Bay Foundation,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Meet skilled craftsmen, kitchen and bath designers, architects and builders at the 2014 Design Your Space Home Show this weekend in Virginia Beach.
Jeff Devlin, HGTV personality and DIY host of "I Hate My Bath" is the main stage presenter during the show...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:35 AM
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is hosting a workshop to train volunteers for oyster growing on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina, 137 Neptune Lane in Deltaville.
Workshop participants will receive 1,000...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
If spring is here, dead fish can't be far behind.
State officials are investigating a wide-ranging fish kill spotted Monday, stretching from Fells Point in Baltimore harbor out into the Chesapeake Bay. Authorities have yet to pinpoint a cause, though...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Win $1,000 in outdoor animal video contest
Birds & Blooms and Country magazines are sponsoring an animal video contest with a $1,000 grand prize.
Videos must be 60 seconds or less and should feature outdoor animals such as birds, squirrels, pets,...