• The working watermen community of Tangier Island VA at sunset. Photo by Starke Jett.

    Chesapeake Bay

2012 Year in Review

The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office released its "2012 Year in Review".

This twelve page report illustrates the many achievements of partners throughout the watershed - working with NPS on interpretation and education, land conservation, public access, heritage tourism initiatives, and youth engagement activities. Read it here, or email us to request a printed copy.

Did You Know?

Satellite image of the Bay

Did you know that the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in North American and the second largest in the world?