Roadside Ditch Retrofits: Affordable Solutions for Healthy Waterways

When government officials in Talbot County, Maryland joined with experts from The Nature Conservancy and Chesapeake Bay Foundation to explore new and improved stormwater management strategies, they looked to the agricultural sector and discovered a proven, affordable way to treat polluted runoff from both sources.

Video created by Steve Droter for The Nature Conservancy and Chesapeake Bay Foundation. June 2015

Find out more about the program on our web page, Roadside Ditch Retrofits Improve Water Quality in Talbot County.

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Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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