| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:17 PM
With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the highest-tech hospital, one of the first things they still do is simply take your pulse.
And if I could go back to when theChesapeake Bay'shealth was better and make changes to keep it that way, a lot of them would focus on simply taking the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:21 PM
During the last week of 2011, we were incredibly inspired to see The Aegis feature our organization on the front page and then later that week to read your message of support for the Harford Land Trust mission on the editorial page. Thank you and...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
"I give the environmental community, including myself, a C for passing new laws and regulations, and an F in making them work."
— Richard Klein, founder, Community & Environmental Defense Services
More than 30 years ago Richard Klein, in a few...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Sandy knocked out power to Howard County's "water reclamation" plant in Savage, causing 20 to 25 million gallons of untreated but rain-diluted human waste to spill into the Little Patuxent River, a branch of one of the Chesapeake Bay's most degraded...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Potomac River, which flows between Maryland and Virginia, was named the nation's "most endangered" waterway today by a Washington-based environmental group.
American Rivers put the Potomac atop its annual list of endangered rivers. Though cleaner...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Pennsylvanians are debating whether the Susquehanna River - the Chesapeake Bay's leading source of fresh water - should be declared "impaired" because of mysterious illnesses and declines in its fish.
Lancaster Online reports that the Pennsylvania Fish...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Bernie Fowler evidently found the faintest glimmer of hope Sunday in his 25th annual Patuxent River wade-in. The Associated Press reports the former Calvert County state senator and friends made it 35 inches deep into the river at Jefferson-Patterson...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Sep 25, 2012
Bill Wade and his wife, Susan, might live in Washington, D.C., but they spend their spare time on the Chesapeake Bay with their sons. It’s a family tradition passed along from Bill’s father, firefighter turned waterman after his wife won a...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:47 PM
If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large...