Our updated Field Guide makes it even easier for you to learn about your favorite Chesapeake critters—from crabs that scuttle across the Bay's bottom to osprey that soar overhead. (Photo: Wunson/Shutterstock)Learn more »
Each spring and fall, students from Warwick High School in Lititz, Pa., measure water quality along the banks of Lititz Run, a tributary of the Conestoga River. Their data helps guide local groups' restoration work.Learn more »
One of the top green buildings in the nation, the Brock Environmental Center represents a community effort to protect the land of Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach, Va., from an expansive, high-rise development.Learn more »
A 70-mile test of endurance treats paddlers to views of the Susquehanna River
Local and national environmental nonprofits partner to create Keep Annapolis Beautiful
Low spring nutrient loads should lead to improved summer water quality
The concentration of dissolved oxygen that bottom-feeding fish, crabs and oysters need to survive.
Boat ramps, fishing piers and walking trails foster environmental stewardship.
June's Critter - The spiny dogfish is a small, abundant shark named for the spines or spikes on its dorsal fins. It visits the Chesapeake Bay from late fall to early spring.
A tool to assess progress and enhance accountability and transparency.
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 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.
Put a bucket in the shower to catch water as it warms up. Use the extra water for plants or pet bowls.