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As oyster growers prepare to harvest their maturing spat in the coming weeks, things are not looking good.
The Washington region could be facing more flooding of the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, even the National Mall in a few years. Residents could also expect longer periods of drought and more severe storms.
A 220-mile section of the James River is now a part of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
Trails along four major Chesapeake Bay tributaries are being added to the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
The river that supplies the Washington area's drinking water is threatened by urban and agricultural pollution, a nonprofit advocacy group says.
Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore.
Volunteers who have been growing underwater grass sprouts at home for the last three months are set to plant them in the James River.
Sunday is Earth Day, a day to think a little bit more about the environment -- and maybe even do something to help clean it up.
The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.
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