July 28, 2021 in News
Despite decrease, experts see a glimmer of hope for the future of Bay grasses
July 22, 2021 in Features
Community members restore a church with the help of the American Chestnut Land Trust
July 20, 2021 in From the Field
Baltimore welcomes its fourth Trash Wheel
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.
Common snapping turtle
The common snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. It lives in both freshwater and brackish water environments.