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  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say. Phosphorus is one of two pollutants blamed...
  • New bay restoration pact signed

    New bay restoration pact signed
    Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary. Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...
  • Photo tour of Virginia's rivers a delight for nature lovers

    For most of us, the mystique and grand beauty of America's rivers are breathtaking. Author Will Daniel pays homage locally with "My Virginia Rivers." This 250-page photography book takes forays into local geography, historical distinctions and ongoing...
  • Old gym floor reborn into greenest building in Virginia

    Old gym floor reborn into greenest building in Virginia
    Old gym floors never die — they go to help build the greenest building in Virginia! The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it salvaged more than 4,0000 square feet of gymnasium flooring from the former Campostella Elementary School in Norfolk last...
  • June 7 offers options for nature, bay enthusiasts

    Environmental expo in Hampton Learn about citizen impact on the environment at the Hampton Crabtown Environmental Expo on Saturday, June 7. "The theme is 'Keeping the Crab in Crabtown' and will focus on the Virginia Deep Sea Red Crab," Megan Tierney,...
  • State fertilizer rules moving ahead over objections

    State officials are plowing ahead with new rules on how and when farmers can fertilize their fields, despite last-minute objections from environmentalists that the proposed limits have been weakened in an apparent bid to mollify agricultural interests....
  • Holiday Gift Guide: Chesapeake Christmas

    Holiday Gift Guide: Chesapeake Christmas
    Make gift-giving a local endeavor this season with items that exude Chesapeake charm. 1. Boordy Vineyard's Icons of Maryland wine series have engraved labels depicting iconic Maryland wildlife such as the Baltimore oriole bird on the riesling, the...
  • Arundel council to hear debate on storm-water runoff fee

    A proposal scheduled to come before the Anne Arundel County Council on Monday would create a property tax surcharge to help reduce storm-water runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. measure would permit a $35 annual fee on residential property tax bills and $25...
  • 5 questions for Shawn Kimbro

    Shawn Kimbro will speak to the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland's newly revived Annapolis chapter Tuesday at the Boatyard Bar & Grill. He'll be discussing cold-water jigging as well as Careful Catch Maryland, a program started collectively by...
  • Shore county sued over farmland zoning

    In what some see as a critical test of a recent Smart Growth law, environmental groups and some property owners have filed suit to overturn the recent decision by Queen Anne's County's commissioners to zone 525 acres of Eastern Shore farmland for...
  • Stewards sought in Hampton Roads for Chesapeake Bay

    Stewards sought in Hampton Roads for Chesapeake Bay
    Want to be a steward of the Chesapeake Bay? The Hampton Roads-based office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is accepting applications for an eight-week adult education course called VoiCeS — an acronym for Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards. For...