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A Native Chesapeake Plant Can Prevent Your Poison Ivy Rash

Growing anywhere from two to five feet tall, jewelweed is a natural remedy to poison ivy—if you can catch it quickly enough.

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A conversation with the leadership of the Citizens Advisory Committee

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is a group of volunteers representing communities and stakeholders from across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and is divided into three subcommittees. We interviewed the chair of each subcommittee to learn more about the expertise they bring to the CAC and how their unique panel is helping to restore the Bay!

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Chesapeake Bay Program Turns 30

The intricacies of this stream illustrate the connectivity of water and land in the Chesapeake Bay region. Photo courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Program.This year the Chesapeake Bay Program turns 30. The Program or CBP as it is called, is the official federal-state-local partnership working on science, policy and programs that support the restoration effort. …

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What does it take to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay?

What does it take to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay? For three decades, the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership has done just that. Watch this video to learn more about the Bay Program’s work to collect scientific data, restore vital habitats, monitor iconic fisheries and study our environmental impacts, while sharing information and connecting communities …

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