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 »
When a valuable piece of habitat at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge began to wash away, scientists turned to an arc of stone to save it. Now, a host of critters find food and shelter on the artificial reef.View the photo essay »
Often used to season seafood, adventurous eaters have added Old Bay to a range of dishes over the years.
Scientists have placed an economic value on the effects trees have on air quality and human health.
Solar-supporting policies are encouraging individuals and companies to opt for the renewable power source.
Vibrio occurs naturally in the Chesapeake Bay, but infection with the bacteria can be avoided.
August's Critter - Bull sharks are named for their short, blunt snout, and are known for their ability to thrive in both fresh and saltwater. The sharks are a summertime visitor to the Chesapeake Bay.
Landmark agreement guides partners in restoring the Bay.
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.
Between 2010 and 2013, 6,098 acres of wetlands were established, rehabilitated or reestablished on agricultural lands in the Bay watershed.
Follow fishing regulations like size or bag limits to help protect the Bay's fish stocks.