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Chesapeake Bay Resources

Chesapeake Bay Resources
  • Field Guide: learn more about 250 species of birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants, reptiles, invertebrates, and amphibians in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • Facts & Figures: Discover details about the Chesapeake Bay's geography, flora, fauna and people
  • Ecosystem: Learn how the Bay, its habitats and the plants and animals they support form a productive and complex ecosystem
  • Watershed: Explore the 64,000 square miles that make up the Bay watershed, home to more than 18 million people.
  • History: Conclusive history timeline of the Chesapeake Bay area.
  • FAQ: Frequently asked questions about the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, habitats, and wildlife.
  • Glossary: Use this reference guide to learn terms used to describe the Chesapeake Bay, its ecosystem and the restoration efforts

Resource Details

Main Topic: 
Marine Education
Local Resource
Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Flooding Prevention
Food Production
Water Quality & Pollution
Resource Type: 
Background Information or Research
Case Study
Downloadable Map
Interactive Map
Grade Level: 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School

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