The Chesapeake Bay Program’s latest look at watershed health reflects the reality of an impaired Bay, where lag-times mean we must wait to see results from our restoration work.Learn more »
Announced on the anniversary of the superstorm that caused damage along the entire East Coast, the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grants Program will fund restoration projects in states affected by the storm.Learn more »
From the restoration of a Washington, D.C., wetland to the greening of a West Virginia cemetery, 40 environmental projects funded by the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund will create cleaner water across the region. (Photo: Leonard John Matthews/Flickr)Learn more »
Continued land subsidence could worsen the effects of sea-level rise.
Development and other human activities are placing pressure on this critical habitat.
The Bay Program report offers a snapshot of health and restoration.
Grant funding will build coastal resiliency in states affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Manure spills could pose threats to human health and the environment.
December's Critter - The alewife is a thin, silver fish that migrates into the Chesapeake Bay each spring to spawn.
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, coordinate and Bay restoration.
Between July 2011 and July 2012, about 285 miles of forest buffers were planted along streams and rivers in the watershed.
To keep medicine out of our waterways, don't pour expired or leftover drugs down the sink or flush them down the toilet. Instead, return unused medicine to a consumer drug return location or foul your medication with coffee grounds or cat litter and put it in the trash.