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 »
Nineteenth-century fashions led this majestic bird to be hunted nearly to extinction
Waterway now meets Virginia DEQ standards for recreational contact
Kids in Kayaks pairs paddling with learning and stewardship for 500 eighth graders
Nonprofit mentors youth through rehabilitation of raptors
Climate change has brought newcomer to Chesapeake region
July's Critter - The broad-headed skink is the largest skink in the Chesapeake region and can be found in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia.
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.
Have your septic system pumped out every three to five years to prevent accidental sewage overflows.