They may not be as colorful or well-known, but the Chesapeake Bay has its own version of tropical coral reefs—oyster reefs!
The nation’s largest estuary is home to a variety of species, including Maryland’s state reptile, the diamondback terrapin.
Last week, students joined our Conservation team to complete the first biohut inventory of the spring season!
In honor of Black History Month, we partnered with Morgan State University, Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to celebrate the connection between maritime industry, African-Americans and the Chesapeake Bay.
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