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  1. 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…

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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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      • Field Guide: Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)

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        The snowy egret (Egretta thula) is a medium-sized heron with white plumage, distinctive yellow legs and a slender black bill. It visits Chesapeake Bay marshes and wetlands from spring through autumn.…

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        • Field Guide: Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)

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          The little blue heron (Egretta caerulea) is a small wading bird with a maroon-brown head and neck, slate blue body and bluish-green legs. It has a blue, pointed bill that is black toward the tip.…

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          • Field Guide: Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

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            The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is a tall wading bird with a pointed bill, bluish-gray plumage and a graceful S-shaped neck. It lives in Chesapeake Bay marshes and wetlands year-round. It feeds…

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            • Field Guide: Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

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              The glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) is a heron-like wading bird with chestnut, green and purple plumage and long, grayish-green legs. The most widespread ibis species in the world, it visits Chesapeake…

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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…

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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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                  • From the Field: Winter dredge survey counts Chesapeake Bay crabs

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                    April 2013: The Chesapeake Bay winter dredge survey is an annual count of the Bay’s blue crab population, and a critical component of blue crab management. The information gathered on abundance,…

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                    • From the Field: Rebuilding oyster reefs in Harris Creek, Md.

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                      March 2013: Harris Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River on Maryland's eastern shore, is the initial site of one of the largest restoration projects ever undertaken in the Chesapeake Bay.…

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                      • Bay 101: Striped Bass

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                        Striped bass are a sought-after commercial and recreational catch and a key predator in the Chesapeake Bay food web. Andrew Turner from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/Versar…

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                        • Restoration Spotlight: Wastewater overhaul will cut pollution in West Virginia

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                          After eleven years, $40 million and more than 16,000 linear feet of pipe, West Virginia is set to bring a new wastewater treatment plant online and make huge cuts to the pollution it sends into the…

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