• A kayaker paddles on the Patuxent River at the Jug Bay Natural Area. Photo by Middleton Evans.

    Captain John Smith Chesapeake

    National Historic Trail VA,MD,DE,DC,PA,NY

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Chesapeake Bay Office
410 Severn Avenue, Suite 314
Annapolis, MD 21403

410-260-2470

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Did You Know?

An image of a typical new housing development.

By 2020 an estimated 18 million people will live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, bringing ever more roads and sprawling subdivisions. As water and energy needs rise, so will the dangers to the long-term health of the Bay from pollution and other pressures.