Explore the Chesapeake Bay
Legendary for its marine life, no other estuary in North America rivals the Chesapeake Bay’s productivity. Take an insider's look at The Nature Conservancy's work in the Chesapeake Bay. Happy exploring!
Our resilient striped bass, also called rockfish, is a symbol of hope for conservation. Read about this Chesapeake Bay icon and trace its epic migration via our slideshow. Explore now
Can natural diversity survive in a large estuary with 16 million people living in the watershed? Find out
See how seagrass restoration efforts in the bay can yield more sustainable seafood choices at one Washington, DC restaurant. Explore
The Potomac River is one of the largest rivers flowing into the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about its importance to the people and wildlife in the Washington metro region. Explore
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation believes native oysters are the best solution to restoring the bay. Learn More