Latest Chesapeake Bay Watershed Stories

2011-05-21 00:01:24

Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy sponsors their local Girls On The Run chapter and supports their upcoming 5K event. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) is proud to announce their sponsorship of Girls On The Run of the Greater Chesapeake, a non-profit prevention program for girls in third through eighth grade.

2011-05-19 15:17:00

QUEENSTOWN, Md., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington real estate development firm Akridge and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) staged their fourth successful Akridge Save the Bay Classic on Tuesday, dodging the threat of rain for the first time since the event's inception.

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Arlington, VA Company selected to serve as sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation scholarship to benefit The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation (CEEF), the scholarship partner of the 20th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, is proud to announce Buchanan & Edwards, the Arlington, VA-based IT consulting firm, has been selected as the Presenting Sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Scholarship Award for the 2011 Great...

2011-05-10 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, in collaboration with American Farmland Trust (AFT), plan to celebrate the partnership that has led to nutrient reductions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. AFT will host an event to donate to DEP and the Department of Agriculture 4,023 nitrogen credits earned by five farmers from Lancaster, Clinton and Northumberland counties who participated in AFT's Best Management...

2011-05-09 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will soon begin aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 33 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies. The first aerial spraying will take place May 10 along the Delaware River.

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Buchanan & Edwards has been selected to serve as the presenting sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to two student-athletes participating in the 2011 Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, to take place June 12, 2011 in Annapolis Maryland.

2011-05-05 14:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The importance of protecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed will be the focus of the next lecture in the South Mountain Speakers Series on May 12, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said today.

2011-05-04 19:11:16

The Chesapeake Bay Program is a cooperative partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and jurisdictions in the bay watershed to oversee the restoration of the bay, with a major focus on controlling the extent of pollutants -- such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment -- entering it.

2011-04-10 11:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to reduce regional pollution took root in Annapolis, MD today as 100 volunteers planted 1,000 native trees on a former farm on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

2011-01-22 08:50:52

Chronic water quality problems caused by agricultural and urban runoff, municipal wastewater, and atmospheric deposition from the burning of fossil fuels leads to oxygen depletion, loss of biodiversity, and harmful algal blooms.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.