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With the right gardening strategies, you can create your own certified wildlife habitat around your home or somewhere in your community.
A healthy dune system is important for ecological and physical reasons. Sand dune vegetation is uniquely adapted to thrive in stressful con...
These individuals are our Shore Heroes. They are people, just like us, that have made a commitment to creating and maintaining a healthy sea...
These installations are the product of the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership, a collaboration between the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimo...
The beach is peppered with predators—from ghost crabs and herons to dogs and cats—and sea turtles risk dehydration if they don&...
The osprey is a fish-eating bird, often seen around the Chesapeake Bay. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, its population was in serious dec...
Do you have a favorite ocean oddity?
It is difficult to pick just one! So many marine organisms have amazing capabilities or unusual strateg...
That’s exactly how Charles Darwin referred to the marine iguana while studying the species for its impressive ability to adapt to its ...
Currently, the biggest threat to our nation’s water is contaminated runoff from yards, farms, roadways and construction sites, otherwi...
Why is it so important to study the past history of our oceans? How does this fuel your passion for ocean exploration?
I like to read early...