A glimpse into a restored Chesapeake oyster reef
Oyster sanctuaries are allowing restored reefs to form clumps of habitat for bay critters
Bay 101: Agriculture
Learn about some of the conservation practices that farmers are using in the Chesapeake Bay region
Bay 101: Air Pollution
What causes air pollution, and how do airborne pollutants affect the health of the Bay?
Bay 101: Algae Blooms
What is an algae bloom, how does it form and how can it impact the health of the Bay?
Bay 101: American Shad
What role do American shad play in the Bay's ecosystem, and how are experts working to restore them?
Bay 101: Bay Grasses
What are underwater grasses, and how are they integral to the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem?
Bay 101: Blue Crabs
What role do blue crabs play in the culture, economy and ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Conowingo Dam
How does the Conowingo Dam capture sediment, and what will happen once the reservoir is full?
Bay 101: Dissolved Oxygen
What is dissolved oxygen, and why is it necessary for underwater life to survive?