The Nature Conservancy's Forest Pools Preserve near Kings Gap State Park in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, is home to acres of vernal pools—important habitat for young frogs and salamanders.Learn more »
The metallic insect has spread into 24 more states—including five in the Chesapeake Bay watershed—and now threaten millions of native ash trees. (Photo: Anna Hesser/Flickr)Learn more »
Plans outline short-term commitments toward achieving goals of Watershed Agreement
The area, in square miles, encompassed by the Chesapeake Bay airshed
The 2015 acreage exceeds the 2017 restoration target two years early
Forest Pools Preserve protects a spring phenomenon for frogs and salamanders
Restoration efforts help the migratory species recover in Chesapeake Bay tributaries
May's Critter - Named for its large head and powerful jaw, the loggerhead turtle visits the Chesapeake Bay from May to November to forage and will nest on nearby barrier islands.
A tool to assess progress and enhance accountability and transparency.
The EPA established a "pollution diet" to reduce nutrients and sediment in the Bay.
Calls on the federal government to lead a renewed effort to restore the Bay.
A powerful statewide tool designed to assess and coordinate Bay restoration.
In 2014, our partners signed the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, establishing goals, outcomes, management strategies and work plans to guide the restoration of the Bay, its tributaries and the lands around them.
Between 2010 and 2014, 6,191 acres of wetlands were established, rehabilitated or reestablished on agricultural lands in the Bay watershed.
Never use more pesticides than you need. Take care to store chemicals properly so containers do not leak.