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Events & Things to Do in Potomac River, D.C & Western Chesapeake Bay, MD, Maryland Filter

Bay Bridge Show Opening & Press Conference Invitation

Annapolis, MD April 15 @ 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Date: April 15, 2021 Time: 10:45am Location: Bay Bridge Marina, Stevensville, MD The Annapolis Boat Shows invites you to celebrate the reopening of boat shows on the Chesapeake Bay during the 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show. Join us Thursday, April 15 at 10:45am for a reception in our VIP Lounge, followed by remarks… SEE MORE

Maryland Coastal Commercial Fisheries Forum - ONLINE

Baltimore, MD April 16 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Date: April 16, 2021 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually. Google Meet Webinar Details: Join with Google Meet: meet.google.com/pph-kjiv-spt Join by phone: (‪US‬)‪+1 860-629-0249‬ PIN:  ‪791 099 425#‬ SEE MORE

Latest News for Potomac River, D.C & Western Chesapeake Bay, MD, Maryland Filter

Extended and New Slow Zones to Protect Right Whales

4/14/2021 by US Harbors

NOAA Fisheries announces the extension of two Slow Zones set to expire south of Nantucket and establishes another Slow Zone southeast of Chatham, MA. On April 9, 2021 several aggregations of right whales were detected south of Nantucket, MA by the NOAA North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey and southeast of… SEE MORE

Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

Mid-Atlantic Council Seeks Applicants for Advisory Panels

4/2/2021 by US Harbors

Mid-Atlantic Council Seeks Applicants for Advisory Panels Applications due April 23, 2021 The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is soliciting applications from qualified individuals to serve on nine advisory panels. Advisory panels provide information and recommendations to the Council during the development of fishery management plans, amendments, specifications, and other initiatives.… SEE MORE

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Regulations Issued for 2021 Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Fishing

3/31/2021 by US Harbors

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces new regulations for the Chesapeake Bay summer-fall striped bass season. The 2021 summer-fall season in most areas of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries will be open May 16 through July 15, and resume August 1 through Dec. 10. Anglers would be able to keep one striped bass per… SEE MORE