Mid-Atlantic

Oysters growing on oyster castles in a clear river

Greening the Grey to Grow More Oysters in the Bay

Oysters grow throughout the saltier parts of the Chesapeake Bay. They filter the water, provide ideal habitat for juvenile fish and crabs, and are pretty tasty on a dinner plate. …

gosling near the water

Five Epic Family Wildlife Getaways

Are you looking for your next great trip, but want to stay close to home? Lucky for you the same places that wildlife call home are also fun, easy, and …

Thank a Wildlife Champion Today

You did it! We started National Wildlife Week with a challenge to add 10 new supporters in the House of Representatives for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. We’re thrilled to …

Blanding's turtle

Turn the Tide for Turtles: Help Them Live to a Very Old Age

With their low metabolism and predator-proof hard shells, our native freshwater turtles are well equipped to live a long life.*  But traffic on roads slicing through habitats along with the …

golden-winged warbler

A golden opportunity for the golden-winged warbler

Conquest Beach: One Year Later

Farming Our Way to a Cleaner Chesapeake Bay

Not Just Another Number

Menhaden. A tiny fish that’s a big deal in the Mid-Atlantic. At just about a foot long, these fish hold the delicate balance of our area’s ecosystem in the palms …

Sounds Solutions for Fisheries Management

The huge, intricate and bountiful network of waterways known as North Carolina’s Albemarle/Pamlico Sound Estuary is a fabulous resource.  The system includes eight estuaries/sounds that provide critical habitat and water …

Restoring the Green River

The Green River in Kentucky is a mysterious beauty. People living near it say it is the deepest river in the world. When I was young, my family was waiting …

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