The Alliance has many different resources and educational tools that can help keep you occupied and teach you new things during this time spent at home. Below, we are going to share our different tools for you to dig into.


  • Chesapeake Network – The Network is a place for sharing resources, webinars, online events, jobs, and more. 
  • The Native Plant Center – The Native Plant Center tells you what native plants are right for your property based on your soil texture, soil moisture, sun exposure, etc.
  • Reduce Your Stormwater – The Reduce Your Stormwater website houses information about how you can reduce the amount of polluted runoff that leaves your property.
  • Online Yard Design Tool – The Online Yard Design Tool is designed to help property owners in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed develop a plan to install a rain garden or conservation landscape in their yards.
  • Forests for the Bay – The Forests for the Bay website is full of tools and resources for learning how to manage your forest.
  • Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network – The Network connects you with resources, stories, and best practices to understand, expand, and maintain your canopy.
  • Chesapeake Riparian Forest Buffer Network – Learn about forest buffer programs, resources, and stories in the Chesapeake, and find out why forest buffers are so critical.
  • Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative – The CMC is a group of leading organizations that provide technical, programmatic, and outreach support in order to integrate volunteer-based water quality monitoring data into the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership. The CMC website offers many tools and resources for water quality monitoring.
  • Chesapeake Data Explorer – The Data Explorer is a tool for storing and sharing data collected by a network of water quality and benthic macroinvertebrate monitors working with the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative.
  • Chesapeake Bay Program – The Chesapeake Bay Program website offers a ton of information about the Chesapeake Bay, its ecosystem, and wildlife. 



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