For more than 200 years, lighthouses have helped mariners navigate the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. To whet your appetite for our maritime history, check out our list of 11 lighthouses in the watershed. (Photo: E. Guy Stephens/Southern Maryland Photography)View the list »
For almost two decades, the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center has raised honeybees in outdoor apiaries and indoor observation hives, using the insects to connect students with the natural world.Learn more »
Each year, between 22 and 55 tons of electronics are disposed of. Most end up in an incinerator or a landfill, but you can help keep our earth clean by recycling your phone, computer and other electronic devices. (Photo: rgordon/Flickr)Learn more »
One of the most talked-about bacteria in the Bay is Vibrio, which occurs naturally in warm estuarine waters. While infections in people are rare, they do take place. Learn how to avoid them with this list. (Photo: CDC/Wikimedia Commons)Learn more »
Waredaca horse farm sets a positive example for environmental stewards and the equine community alike.
Once implemented, the watershed’s “pollution diet” could generate $130 billion each year.
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay celebrated four winners at the Chesapeake Watershed Forum.
Today's students will play a critical role in preserving the health of tomorrow's Chesapeake Bay.
The Stewardship Fund will support 45 projects across the watershed.
October's Critter - The gray fox has coarse, gray fur and a black-tipped tail. It can be found from southern Canada to northern Columbia and Venezuela.
The EPA established a "pollution diet" to reduce nutrients and sediment in the Bay.
Calls on the federal government to lead a renewed effort to restore the Bay.
A tool to assess progress and enhance accountability and transparency.
A powerful statewide tool designed to assess and coordinate Bay restoration.
In 2014, our partners signed the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, establishing goals, outcomes and management strategies to guide the restoration of the Bay, its tributaries and the lands around them.
Between 2010 and 2013, 6,098 acres of wetlands were established, rehabilitated or reestablished on agricultural lands in the Bay watershed.
Wash your car on grass or gravel rather than pavement so soapy, grimy wash water won't run off your property.