Archives: Chesapeake Bay

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Prevent trash from clogging our creeks and polluting the Chesapeake Bay.

Food News: Oyster and mushroom farms, popup dinners, and pumpkin everything

This week: Rappahannock gets featured in the second national magazine in as many weeks, a number of popup restaurant events are going on around town, and Dinner in the Field is back. Plus, details on the Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival and a new restaurant at Rocketts Landing. All this and more!

Virginia aquaculture benefits the Bay and beyond

Family-owned oyster farms along the Chesapeake Bay are creating jobs and cleaning the Bay–one delicious mollusk at a time.

Park access coming to Tuckahoe Creek on Henrico’s western border

County expects to begin construction on a number of neighborhood access points, boardwalks this fall.

Chesapeake Bay impact crater adds to sea level rise

Scientists say the sea is rising at a faster pace in the Chesapeake Bay due to a meteor that collided with the region 35 million years ago.

Blue crab harvest worst in decades due to ‘crab cannibalism’

Chesapeake crabbers and scientists say 2013 has been one of the worst years in decades for blue crab harvesting, and scientists are attributing the collapse, at least in part, to a murderous biological process: crab cannibalism.

Virginia OKs the country’s first offshore wind energy turbine

A state commission has voted unanimously to approve the construction of an offshore wind energy turbine just beyond the Eastern Shore. If construction is completed as expected, it will be the country’s first offshore wind energy turbine.