Helpful Links to get you started

There is a tremendous amount of information available on the web about the Chesapeake Bay. Below are some of our favorite links to help you get informed, get connected, and get involved!

Chesapeake Bay Program: Discover the Chesapeake, the issues, the progress, and how you can take action

Chesapeake Gateways: Places to go and things to do: Bay Explorer

Chesapeake Bay Action Plan – After decades of effort, the voluntary, collaborative approach to restoring the health and vitality of the Chesapeake Bay has not worked. A diverse group of 57 senior scientists and policy makers have joined forces to save the Bay. 

Databay – Reclaim the Bay Innovation Challenge

Learn about Sustainable Seafood in Maryland

A Citizen’s Guide to Protecting Wetlands

Guide to Marine Plastic Pollution - Learn more about plastic pollution and how you can make a difference

Oyster Restoration, Shell Recycling Alliance, Aquaculture, Fisheries Management

Learn about Living Shorelines, the advantages and disadvantages

Department of Natural Resources on Living Shorelines

Why is biodiversity important? What are our native plants? What makes a species invasive?

Native Plants are important. Learn why and how to recognize them.

Invasive Species are a big threat to the environment. Learn more about them.