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 »
Lakes, rivers, oceans and even Arctic sea ice all have something in common: they contain microscopic pieces of plastic from our cosmetics, cleaners and synthetic clothing.Learn more »
The Nature Conservancy's Forest Pools Preserve near Kings Gap State Park in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, is home to acres of vernal pools—important habitat for young frogs and salamanders.Learn more »
Tools like no-till farming help ease agriculture’s effects on water quality
EPA has approved programs for all jurisdictions in the Chesapeake region
First annual celebration promoted awareness, enjoyment of estuary
EPA outlines partners’ progress toward nutrient, sediment goals of TMDL
This signature crustacean uses its claws for food and self-defense
June's Critter - The royal tern is a large seabird with a thick orange bill. It can be found along Chesapeake coastal beaches during its breeding season.
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.
Stow and secure used bags, bottles, fishing lines and other trash on your boat so litter doesn't fall into the water.