From 1938 to 2008, the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Maryland, documented a 2.7 degree Fahrenheit temperature increase in the water around their pier, impacting native fish species.Learn more »
Known for his passion for grazing, Troy Bishopp is called the Grass Whisperer. Bishopp visits Endless Trails Farm in New York, where he has worked to set up conservation practices and give advice on rotational grazing.Learn more »
When forest habitats are broken apart due to development, the isolated communities of plants and animals are more vulnerable to disease, invasive species and other threats. (Photo: Zack Frank/Shutterstock)Learn more »
The waterbird species that take up winter residence on the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory holds long-term temperature record
Maryland's low-oxygen zone ranks as 13th smallest in 31 years of reporting
Two-year goals are part of long-term restoration strategy for Chesapeake Bay
Troy Bishopp is a grazing specialist and a ‘grass connoisseur’
November's Critter - This small dabbling duck is named for the powder-blue patches on its forewings. It migrates through the Chesapeake region in spring 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 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.
Use weed and insect-control products that contain plant-derived, non-toxic ingredients.