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

    Chesapeake Bay

Smith Trail Conservation Strategy

The conservation strategy for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail describes measures for conserving lands important to the visitor experience along the trail. The strategy provides the means for defining priority conservation areas and describes appropriate conservation methods. Read the strategy here.

Did You Know?

The Bay watershed

The Chesapeake Bay watershed includes parts of six states (Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia) and all of the District of Columbia.