Chesapeake Bay

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Oyster Restoration

The Nature Conservancy works across six states to protect the Chesapeake Bay.

Get Out to the Chesapeake Bay!

The Nature Conservancy works with local partners across the Chesapeake Bay to preserve large, landscape-scale conservation areas that protect the country's extraordinary biological diversity. Find a nature preserve near you.


Nanticoke River


Allegany Forests
Nassawango Creek

Nanticoke River
Nanjemoy Creek
Potomac Gorge
Sideling Hill Creek

New York State

Headwaters of the Susquehanna River


West Branch Wilderness
South Mountain (Yellow Breeches Creek)
Allegheny Forest Landscape
Lower Susquehanna River
Bald Eagle
Kittatiny Ridge


Virginia Coast Reserve (Bayside component)
Chesapeake Rivers
Rivanna River
Rappahannock River
Allegheny Highlands Program

West Virginia

Smoke Hole/North Fork Mountain
Canaan Valley/Dolly Sods


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