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: Oysters
Why are these bivalves so important to Bay health, and how are scientists helping to restore them?
Bay 101: Fish Kills
What is a fish kill, and what causes them to occur in the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Stormwater Runoff
What is stormwater runoff, how does it pollute our local waterways and what can we do to prevent it?
Bay 101: Striped Bass
What role do striped bass play as both a sought-after catch and a key predator in the Bay food web?
Bay 101: Blue Crabs
What role do blue crabs play in the culture, economy and ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Air Pollution
What causes air pollution, and how do airborne pollutants affect the health of the Bay?
Chesapeake Unscripted: What is Submerged Aquatic Vegetation? (Baltimore, Md.)
What is submerged aquatic vegetation? Check out what folks in Baltimore had to say.
From the Field: Restoring Washington, D.C.‘s urban streams
Learn why controlling polluted stormwater runoff from cities is so important to restoring the Chesapeake Bay.