Despite continued demand, the commercial harvest of blue crabs has dropped by two-thirds over the last two and a half decades, and factors like water quality, habitat quality and overwintering mortality could be to blame. (Photo: Tonya Lane Rucker/Flickr)Learn more »
At Butler Farms in Inwood, West Virginia, father and son duo Bill and Todd Butler have transformed their beef cattle farm, apple orchard and hunting preserve into a leader in conservation practices.Learn more »
Alongside the shores of Otsego Lake sits the Biological Field Station, a laboratory that serves the State University of New York College at Oneonta, where researchers work year-round to study and preserve the lake.Learn more »
The Chesapeake Bay-wide commercial blue crab harvest recorded during the 2014 season.
Expert report presents current knowledge of aquatic forage base to support a healthy and balanced Bay ecosystem
Decades of reintroduction and careful monitoring have New York seeing healthy bald eagle populations
Father and son duo have built Butler Farms into state's top conservation farm
On Virginia's eastern shore, the Resource Conservation and Development Council works on a wide range of local issues
August's Critter - The eastern box turtle is a small, terrestrial reptile with a tall, domed upper shell, giving it a boxy shape.
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.
Most of the energy required for washing clothes is spent heating water. To save energy, set your washing machine to cold water or the woolens setting.