This section has 2 subsections: Chesapeake Bay Facts and Formation of the Bay.
The nation's largest estuary and one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in the world is recognized as a national treasure.
The Chesapeake Bay watershed is home to a great variety of wildlife.
At least 50 tree species and more than 2,700 other plant species are native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Here are just a few examples.
The Chesapeake estuary, its watershed, and the diverse organisms that live here make up the complex Chesapeake ecosystem.
Last updated: December 14, 2018
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