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See cool sea creatures at Calvert Marine Museum

"As a museum of regional history and natural history, we're showing animals that are native to the bay or come into the bay and ... we have a tank here with four cownose rays," says Calvert Marine Museum Director Doug Alves.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:11am EDT

Tags: Calvert Marine Museum, michelle basch,

Keeping safe from flesh-eating bacteria

The story of the young Georgia women who lost parts of four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria has made headlines around the world and has led to increased concern about this mysterious and dangerous condition.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 05:58am EDT

Tags: National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation, necrotizing fasciitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, paula wolfson, flesh-eating bacteria

Dissolved oxygen squeeze poses problems for bay life

Combine record-high surface water temperatures on the Chesapeake Bay and dissolved oxygen in the waters, and fish can have problems.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: surface temperature, fish, crabs, Department of Natural Resources, max smith

Consensus: Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan on track

The six states and the District of Columbia within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on pace to restore the nation's largest estuary, state and federal officials and environmentalists agreed Monday.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:29am EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell,

Police recover body of missing boater off Md.

Police have found the body of a man who disappeared after a boat capsized off southern Maryland in last week's thunderstorms.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:04pm EDT

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App lets swimmers check the 'jellyfish forecast'

There could be more jellyfish than usual this summer at area beaches ... but don't worry, there's an app for that.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 07:20am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, iPhone

Dead zones improve in Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 02:52pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Dead zones

Navy: Drone aircraft crashes in Md.; no injuries

A Naval drone aircraft crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore on Monday without injuries or property damage on the ground, officials said.

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 01:45am EDT

Tags: Bloodsworth Island, Md., Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Md. planting 120,000 trees to filter highway runoff

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 06:58am EDT

Tags: runoff, nitrogen

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