We are a regional partnership working together to meet the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement.

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We are a regional partnership working together to meet the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement.

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Public comments sought on changes to Watershed Agreement language

Removal of the word “citizen” includes more people in Bay restoration

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Meet the Chesapeake Bay Program’s new director

Kandis Boyd is a weatherproof scientific leader

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How the pink lady’s slipper forms relationships in the woods to survive

Learn about the partnerships between this orchid, fungi and pollinators

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.

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Learn More about the Chesapeake Bay

The Issues

Learn more about the complex problems facing the Chesapeake Bay.

The Watershed

Explore the 64,000-square miles that 18 million people call home.

Facts & Figures

Uncover interesting details about the Bay’s geography, flora, fauna and people.

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.

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CRITTER OF THE MONTH

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Pink Lady’s Slipper

Cypripedium acaule

The pink lady’s slipper, also commonly called a moccasin flower, is a native wildflower with a unique shape that can be found in wooded areas around North America.