If you could grant one wish for the Chesapeake Bay, what would it be? Residents of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania talk about what the Bay and the nearby Susquehanna River mean to them, and what they hope to see in the future.Watch the video »
On a two-and-a-half day trip to one of the last inhabited islands of the Chesapeake Bay, a group of foresters learned about catching crabs, dredging for oysters and the daily life of this unique rural community.Learn more »
One man, dubbed the modern-day Johnny Appleseed, is proof that a little curiosity, passion and hard work can have profound effects on the environment.Learn more »
While it is possible to manage sediment behind the dam, researchers have found that reducing upstream nutrient and sediment pollution would be more beneficial to the Bay.Watch the video »
Updated design better connects teachers with environmental education resources
Lowering nutrient and sediment loads could have a positive impact on the Chesapeake Bay.
USDA's Regional Conservation Partnership Program awards conservation grants to nine projects in Bay region
How the interconnected goals of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement work together to restore local waters
Water quality improvements offset by declines in blue crab, striped bass
January's Critter - The largest of all North American owl species, the snowy owl can captivate even non-birders’ attention.
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.
To save water, only run your dishwasher and washing machine when they are full.