• Tangier Island, Virginia

    January 1, 2011

    With a population of 654, Tangier Island, Virginia, is a town with modern facilities and conveniences on an offshore island, accessible only by boat or airplane.

  • Chesapeake & Delaware Canal

    September 1, 2010

    This article, Chesapeake & Delaware Canal: A Man-Made Wonder Makes an Ecological Connection, appeared in the Fall 2010 Save the Bay magazine. It highlights the history and benefits of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal.

  • Northern Green Frog

    October 1, 2009

    The northern green frog is one of the Chesapeake Bay region's most common amphibians.

  • Terrapins

    April 1, 2009

    Terrapins are the only turtle species in North America that adapted to the brackish mixture of fresh and salt water found in the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Pelicans

    July 1, 2008

    To most Chesapeake Bay residents, the brown pelican’s outsized beak is just another comical trait of this popular but gawky bird.

  • Lined Seahorse

    Habitat for seahorses is disappearing, as the eelgrass they need for shelter in the Chesapeake Bay is killed by pollution and climate change.

  • River Otters

    Once the Chesapeake Bay region teemed with otters but unregulated trapping swiftly exhausted otter populations across the continent.

  • Sea Nettles

    I know now that jellyfish do play a role in our Bay's ecosystem.

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