What are waterfowl, and why is the Chesapeake Bay so important for these migratory birds?
What are waterfowl, and why is the Chesapeake Bay so important for these migratory birds? Mike Slattery from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service explains why waterfowl visit our region each winter and what is being done to protect their habitat.
- Produced by Steve Droter
- Music/Audio: "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin
Bay 101: Wetlands
What are wetlands, and how are they important for wildlife and water quality in the Bay region?
From the Field: Rebuilding oyster reefs in Harris Creek, Md.
State, federal and regional partners work to restore oysters on tributary-wide scale.
From the Field: Building bird nesting habitat on Poplar Island, Maryland
Biologists use recycled Christmas trees to create bird nesting habitat on Poplar Island.