Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve protects parts of the largest estuary in the United States, which is home to green-backed herons, snowy egrets, and striped bass. Made up of more than 6,000 acres across three diverse sites, the Reserve works to improve understanding of estuaries and to promote the relevance and accessibility of estuarine research in the local communities and beyond.
Latest News from Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Reserve
It’s spring, and Becky Swerida has organized a local treasure hunt. Not for gold or jewels, but for bubbles. Specifically, the bubbles that pop up on the seagrasses that grow …
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.
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 …