Rain barrels can capture water that runs out of a downspout or off of a roof, storing it for later use watering plants or washing cars. Learn how to build the energy-saving device with our How To guide. (Photo: Mike Mackay/Flickr)Learn more »
Case studies from across the watershed show that best management practices—from upgrading wastewater treatment technologies to reducing runoff from farmland—have improved the health of local rivers and streams.Learn more »
Do you know what we are doing to protect our rivers? In our latest installment of Chesapeake Unscripted, we asked people in Washington, D.C., to answer this question and to tell us what we can do to help keep our water clean.Watch the video »
Green infrastructure can save money, clean our air and water, and offer residents social gains.
Case studies show best management practices have lowered pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
Research from Puget Sound confirms coastal wetlands can sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
A University of Richmond professor has pushed for expanded clean-up efforts.
March's Critter - These grey, black or bluish salamanders can reach nine inches in length and have two rows of bright yellow spots lining their backs.
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.
Between July 2011 and July 2012, about 285 miles of forest buffers were planted along streams and rivers in the watershed.
Water your lawn and garden in the early morning or early evening to reduce evaporation and save water.