Bay Journal

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Bay Journal

The Bay Journal is published by Bay Journal Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, to inform people about issues and events that affect the Chesapeake Bay.  Knowledgeable, respected reporters cover topics ranging from agriculture to aquaculture.  Over 31,000 copies of the Bay Journal are published 11 times each year and distributed free of charge.  A worldwide audience reads our content at  Publication is made possible through a number of grants, donations and advertising support.  To be added to the mailing list for the print or electronic edition,  fill out the online subscription form.  Our goal is to reach as many people as possible: researchers, educators, environmentalists, policy-makers, farmers, watermen, students, and concerned citizens.

The Bay Journal News Service serves print and web-based media organizations by syndicating free news articles and op-ed columns on environmental issues affecting communities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Links to Bay Journal Webpages:  You are welcome to make a link to any of the web pages the Bay Journal has published on the Internet. There is no need to request permission. We will identify material we use from sources outside of the Bay Journal and request others do the same when using information published by the Bay Journal.

Bay Journal Local Government Edition:  Launched in 2017, this quarterly publication is mailed to local government officials in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.   Articles of interest inform agencies how they might be affected by Chesapeake Bay-related policies, as well as actions that others are taking.  To be added to the mail list,  write us at