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Chesapeake Bay Health Resources

Chesapeake Bay Health Resources

Learn about the complex issues involved in the health and success of the Chesapeake Bay.  Each topic includes an introductory video, Overview, Importance, Effects on the Chesapeake Bay, and Current Actions Taken section.

Topics include: agriculture, air pollution, blue crabs, chemical contaminants, climate change, Conowingo dam, development, forest buffers, forests, groundwater, invasive species, menhaden, nutrients, oysters, population growth, rivers and streams, sediments, shad, stormwater runoff, striped bass underwater grasses, wastewater and wetlands.

Resource Details

Main Topic: 
Reduce Carbon Footprint
Sub-Topic: 
Local Resource
Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Conservation
Ecology
Flooding
Water Quality & Pollution
Wetlands
Resource Type: 
Activity
Background Information or Research
Dataset
News Article
Student Action Plan
Video
Grade Level: 
Middle School
High School

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