Chesapeake Bay

Conquest Beach before Living Shoreline
Photo: Rebecca Swerida, Maryland DNR

The Shores are Alive!

A collaboration between the National Wildlife Federation, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Queen Anne’s County, the project is one of the first in the country to incorporate sea level …

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Is Maryland Shucking Its Oyster Sanctuaries?

Oysters on the Brink The once bountiful oysters of the Chesapeake Bay have been critically depleted due to a number of factors: Over-harvesting – By the late 1800’s nearly 20 …

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Transforming the Chesapeake Shoreline

Maryland’s Conquest Beach, situated on a preserve between the Corsica and Chester Rivers, is a shoreline in transition. Over the past month, what was once 1,000 ft. of eroding bank and …

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Marylanders Address Climate Solutions for Wildlife and Communities

This month the Maryland Climate Coalition kicked-off a six-stop “Clean Energy Roadshow” highlighting how Marylanders are taking action on cleaner, more energy efficient solutions at home, in our communities, and …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Sandra Rothenberg

This Week’s Trend: Water and Wildlife

Canvasback. Photo by Carol Foll via Flickr Creative Commons

Who’s Got Game? 7 Places Outdoorsmen Should Visit This Fall

A member of the Service Employees International Union speaks out for continued climate action in Baltimore.

Taking Climate Action in Maryland

Blue crab, Flickr photo by Jeremy Thorpe.

Healthier Waters for the Chesapeake Blue Crab

Good news for Chesapeake blue crab habitat! A recent court decision supports the historic plan to clean-up the Chesapeake Bay and protect wildlife. Recently, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals …

Teaching the next generation to kayak #proveronawrong. Photo shared by David Harp

Where is Everyone? Growing the Next Generation Outdoors

The drumbeat of news about kids in nature is bad – childhood has largely moved inside, screen time use is at an all-time high (and has real consequences), unstructured playtime …

A juvenile blue crab. Photo by ChesapeakeBayEO, Flickr Creative Commons.

Endangered Species Day: Climate Change Threatens Wildlife

Climate change and business as usual could threaten 1 in 6 plant and animal species with extinction. Last month a study published in Science by Mark Urban found an accelerating extinction risk due …

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