1. Bay 101: Conowingo Dam

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    Bruce Michael, Director of Resource Assessment at Maryland Department of Natural Resources, visits Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River to describe the hydroelectric plant's impact on the Chesapeake…

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    • Bay 101: Sediment

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      Scientist Allen Gellis with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) visits Linganore Creek in Maryland to describe how he conducts studies of sediment sources in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Sediment…

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      • From the Field: Conserving Chesapeake Bay habitat for American Black Ducks

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        The American Black Duck is native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed, but their population has deceased dramatically during the past century. Mike Slattery, Chesapeake Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and…

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        • Bay 101: Ospreys

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          Ospreys are a top fish-eating predator in the Chesapeake Bay and a sentinel species of environmental health. By studying their diet and behavior, scientists can learn more about the effects of chemical…

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          • Chesapeake Unscripted: What are we doing to protect our rivers? (Washington, DC)

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            We asked people around Washington, DC what they think is being done to protect their local rivers, and what things we should all be doing to help keep our water clean. Produced by Steve Droter Music:…

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            • PSA: What does it take to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay? (Web Version)

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              What does it take to restore and protect one of America's greatest national treasures? If you're talking about the Chesapeake Bay, that's a really big question. So we asked our partners in the Chesapeake…

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              • PSA: What does it take to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay? (Presentation Version)

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                What does it take to restore and protect one of America's greatest national treasures? If you're talking about the Chesapeake Bay, that's a really big question. So we asked our partners in the Chesapeake…

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                • Bay 101: Air Pollution

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                  Air pollution affects each of the 17.7 million people who live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. But it doesn’t just cloud the air we breathe. Airborne pollutants can also harm our land and water,…

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                  • Restoration Spotlight: Urban wetland provides refuge for Baltimore wildlife

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                    Laura Bankey, Director of Conservation at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, guides us through the Fort McHenry Wetland. This 7-acre protected marsh was created in the 1980's as mitigation for the…

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                    • Restoration Spotlight: Farm’s conservation practices cut pollution at its source

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                      Elwood and Hunter Williams are two West Virginia farmers who have teamed up with a government-funded non-profit to implement best management practices on their farm. Produced by Steve Droter Music:…

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