As the emerald ash borer spreads across the United States, ash trees—which play an important role in water quality—are suffering. But a collaborative effort is attempting to mitigate the damage.Watch the video »
As sea levels rise, land subsides and natural barriers to coastal flooding are lost, our coastal cities will face more impactful high-tide flooding that occurs regardless of heavy winds or rain.Learn more »
Kids in Kayaks combines recreational kayaking lessons by the city of Baltimore with on-land activities from the National Park Service and others.Learn more »
When Ryan and Travis Croxton took over Rappahannock Oyster Company, they saw a chance to revitalize their grandfather’s business by switching from traditional harvesting to a more sustainable yield.Learn more »
While natural spaces of all shapes and sizes can benefit wildlife, only one government-designated wilderness program was established in order to build a network of wildlife habitat: the national wildlife refuge system. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Learn more »
Held each Memorial Day weekend, the General Clinton Canoe Regatta boasts hundreds of participants
Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund will provide funding to 39 initiatives
Centennial events across the watershed commemorate parks, monuments and historic places
One of the largest species of woodpecker, the pileated makes a striking watershed resident
Delve into the cultures of communities throughout the watershed
August's Critter - The inshore lizardfish can be found coastally from Brazil to Massachusetts, but tends to visit the Chesapeake Bay during the summer and fall.
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, management strategies and work plans to guide the restoration of the Bay, its tributaries and the lands around them.
Between 2010 and 2014, 6,191 acres of wetlands were established, rehabilitated or reestablished on agricultural lands in the Bay watershed.
Planting groundcover on sparsely vegetated areas of your lawn discourages erosion and sediment runoff.