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 »
Every summer, a dead zone forms in the Chesapeake Bay. Take a look at our latest photo essay to learn how scientists track the low-oxygen conditions that trouble marine life. (Photo: E. Guy Stephens/Southern Maryland Photography)View the photo essay »
Educators use honeybees to connect students with the natural world.
Biodegradable escape panels could solve the region's ghost fishing problem.
Experts reflect on the past, present and future of the Anacostia and Patapsco rivers.
Often used to season seafood, adventurous eaters have added Old Bay to a range of dishes over the years.
September's Critter - Northern harriers are medium-sized raptors with long, broad wings and a rounded tail.
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.
Prevent fuel spills by using a funnel and not "topping off" when you fill your boat's fuel tank.