| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:58 AM
At least $15 billion.
That’s how much federal, state and non-governmental organizations in Maryland have spent to restore the Chesapeake Bay, an analysis by The Capital found.
But when asked recently how much has been spent since plans were...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:04 PM
A Peasley Middle School 7th-grade life science teacher has won a regional educator award and received a $2,500 grant for her school to use for environmental education programs.
The Chesapeake Bay Trust cited Judy Gwartney-Green's contributions to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:38 AM
A prominent marine biologist was fined $12,500 and placed on three years probation for feeding killer whales in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
In exchange, Nancy Black -- whose work has appeared on PBS, National Geographic and Animal Planet...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:40 AM
A prominent marine biologist who was fined $12,500 for feeding killer whales in an effort to lure them closer to her video cameras says the yearslong case was the "worst nightmare I could ever imagine."
In addition to the fine, Nancy Black -- whose work...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 28th, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to expand fishing and hunting opportunities throughout the National Wildlife...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The highest tides of the month are expected to roll in this week, but flooding is unlikely, Newport Beach city officials said Wednesday.
Tides are expected to reach 6.9 feet at 7:23 a.m. Thursday, 7 feet at 8:10 a.m. Friday and 6.8 feet at 8:55 a.m....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Explore the natural Florida habitats and observe the wildlife at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, which is one of the few remaining mangrove estuaries in North America.
Through the 110,000 acres of the reserve, located at the...
| Aug 5, 2012
If you visit Sitka and Juneau, Alaska, this month, it's often easy to spot bald eagles, ravens and black and brown bears on your own. (I expected to have the same luck in June and got skunked, except for the raven I photographed in a Foodland parking lot....
| May 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Clint Eastwood knows how to set a scene on screen or at Mission Ranch, his strikingly handsome hotel and restaurant in Carmel.
The hotel, a historic property, has a multimillion dollar view of the sea and beautiful grounds to match. Magenta bougainvillea...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A California marine biologist and whale-watching tour operator has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly feeding killer whales in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, in violation of federal wildlife provisions....
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:44 AM
The pounding rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee delivered huge sediment plumes into Chesapeake Bay that pose threats to water quality, marine life such as oysters and bay grasses.
Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science...