| Aug 25, 2011
1. Island Beach State Park With its remote white sandy shores, the park has some of the few remaining undeveloped barrier beaches on the North Atlantic coastline. The park is home to rarely seen maritime plants, wildlife and ecosystems. Go to...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Your editorial "A sour oyster stew" (May 11) on the oyster poaching problem justifies the legislature's recent passage of bills to increase the authority of the Natural Resources Police.
One proposed enforcement solution is to install GPS tracking...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A new scientific study recommends halting all commercial harvest of oysters in Maryland, warning that the ecologically important bivalves are even more depleted than previously believed and that continuing to catch them risks eliminating them altogether...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:31 PM
The big one got away again in the Maryland Fishing Challenge's Diamond Jim contest.
In an event that has never awarded its top prize of $25,000, none of the 11 fishermen who caught one of the 600 striped bass tagged this summer by the Maryland Department...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
A new study from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science recommends a moratorium on oyster fishing to protect against extirpation and provide an opportunity for recovery of the oyster population, which the authors estimate has declined...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:26 AM
The Department of Natural Resources will announce today that it has made its own large catch — 60 recreational fishermen involved in a variety of illegal activities on Maryland's waterways in the past five months.
As a result, the agency has...
| May 14, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The folks who decide how we gather and protect the Chesapeake Bay's bounty may need to borrow Capt. Jack Sparrow's wacky compass to keep their bearings.
Clearly, the headline-grabbing activities of poachers last year and this year have presented the...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 5:15 AM
COOK'S BEACH, N.J. — The small bird sitting along this sandy spit of land is starving and dinner offerings are slim.
Having flown 5,000 miles from South America and with 5,000 to go to its Arctic breeding ground, the red knot needs to fatten up...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Jim Rouse's "festival market place" concept for the Inner Harbor, with retail pavilions and entertainment venues, brought with it the retail industry's pattern of re-branding and call for entertaining with ever new "attractions." This put the harbor...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:03 AM
A Fall dining promotion will feature Maryland seafood on restaurant tables, not only in Maryland, but in Delaware, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced the new partnership and details about the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Phillips Seafood is moving out but Bubba Gump Shrimp is moving in. Harborplace & The Gallery, located at 200 East Pratt Street in Baltimore, MD, announced today the milestone opening of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., the first restaurant location in Maryland...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:40 AM
That didn't take long. The anchor restaurant space in Harborplace's Light Street Pavilion that for 31 years was home to Phillips has a new tenant. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., "the first restaurant group based on a motion picture," will occupy the space...