Restoring water quality in local rivers and streams is a key step toward meeting water quality standards across the entire Chesapeake Bay. Restoring rivers and streams also benefits the fish, wildlife and people that use them.
- Read the Management Strategy (pdf)
- Download the 2020-2021 stream health logic and action plan Work Plan (pdf)
Continually improve stream health and function throughout the watershed. Improve health and function of ten percent of stream miles above the 2008 baseline for the watershed.
Lead Goal Implementation Team(s)
Partner Goal Implementation Team(s)
State of Delaware
District of Columbia
State of Maryland
State of New York
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Commission
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
National Park Service (NPS)
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
- Summary Poster
- 2020-2021 stream health logic and action plan
- 2020-2021 stream health management strategy
To track the progress of one or more management strategies, visit our Management Strategies Dashboard.