Chesapeake Bay

The George Washington University
Eastern oysters are one of the most iconic species living in the Chesapeake Bay, providing benefits to the Bay’s ecosystem and economy. But unfortunately, eastern oysters are in trouble.   Lets take a closer look at how scientists at the George... Read More
The George Washington University
While an oyster crisis exists in the Chesapeake Bay, there are several solutions available for anyone who would like to help.
George Washington University
My video tells the story of the growing population in the Chesapeake watershed and it's relationship to the dead zones in the Bay. I attempted to gather a wide range of video to show the interconnectedness of animals, humans, and plants in the Bay... Read More
George Washington
A look inside the work biologist Tara Scully and a group of GW students are doing to help restore biodiversity in the Chesapeake Bay.
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The story of how one very special oyster can help restore the Chesapeake Bay.

(Photo by ezioman/Wikimedia Commons)

Sewanee: University of the South; Summer 2016 Intern
The Chesapeake Bay is held in the highest regard, as an almost mythical monument to the natural world — an untouchable ecosystem. But even at a young age, it became clear to me that this was no longer the same body of water that once flourished.
American University
Chesapeake Footsoldiers is a 26 minute documentary that tells the stories of unsung heroes who work to confront some of the Bay’s biggest ongoing challenges.
The George Washington University
The eastern oyster's population is dwindling due to pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, but this little bivalve could be the solution to the same problem it faces.
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
The George Washington University
It looked like a scene out of the musical "Oklahoma." Tom Linthicum, owner of Seneca Ayr Farms, drove us up the gravel road to his farmhouse in Maryland. The bright November day made the recently harvested soybean fields glow and sway, his green-... Read More
Dirty Farm, Dirty Bay
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Agriculture is the primary polluter in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, with sediment runoff endangering plant life and marine ecosystems.