Many small, healthy watersheds in the Chesapeake Bay region are at risk of degradation as demand for local lands and resources increases. Promoting the long-term conservation and protection of healthy watersheds through stakeholder engagement, collaboration and education is critical to maintaining the health of the larger ecosystem.
Goal: Sustain state-identified healthy waters and watersheds, recognized for their high quality and/or high ecological value.
Healthy Watersheds Outcome: One-hundred percent of state-identified currently healthy waters and watersheds remain healthy. Learn more about this outcome.