September 22, 2021 in Features
Salt marshes and underwater grass in the Bay keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere
September 17, 2021 in From the Field
Four ways the Chesapeake Bay Program tracks Bay health
September 16, 2021 in Features
Cooler temperatures make fall the perfect time to plant perennials
Restoring a National Treasure
Our partnership is governed by the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, which established 10 goals and 31 outcomes that guide the restoration of the Bay, its tributaries and the lands that surround them.Learn more about the latest agreement
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Field Guide to the Chesapeake
Explore the Field Guide to learn about more than 250 species of birds, fish, insects, invertebrates, mammals, plants, reptiles and amphibians that live in the Chesapeake Bay region.
The American persimmon is a native tree that produces bright orange fruits in the fall. The fruits have a long history of use by humans and serves as a critical food source for wildlife at a time when food is scarce.