Jan 20, 2023 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Reserves
As sea levels rise and the lands of the Chesapeake region sink, the residents of Deal Island are working with Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Reserve to use natural infrastructure to defend their communities.
Jan 3, 2023 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Delaware, Mission-Aransas, Texas, Reserves
Tea leaves aren’t just good for predicting our future, they also can help us predict the future condition of marshes. Exhibit A: researchers at Reserves across the System are using tea bags as part of an international experiment …
Dec 15, 2022 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Reserves, Talk NERRdy to Me
Talk NERRdy to Me is a monthly column about leaders and luminaries from across our Reserves. This month, NERRA’s roving reporter Nik Charov spoke with Kyle Derby, Research Coordinator at the Chesapeake Bay Reserve in Maryland. They talked duck seasoning and tea bags, selfies and SETs, and how field work is where the real work is.
Nov 26, 2021 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Reserves
The Chesapeake Bay Maryland Reserve received the Gold Star Award from the Maryland Coastal Bays Program for its extraordinary work as a partner committed to maintaining the environmental integrity of the Coastal Bays watershed.
Aug 26, 2020 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Informed Citizens, Reserves, What We Work For
Hema Bhaskaran, mentor teacher for CBNERR-MD’s Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program, received the prestigious 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. This year, Hema helped the Reserve take their TOTE program online during COVID-19.
Aug 21, 2020 | Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, Reserves, Talk NERRdy to MeTalk NERRdy to Me: Shawn Slater Talk NERRdy to Me is a column about leaders and luminaries from across our 29 reserves. This month, NERRA’s correspondent-at-large Nik Charov caught up with Shawn Slater, sixteen-year-old photographer and volunteer superstar at...