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USGS Chesapeake Bay Activities (CBA) shares its findings with press releases from the USGS Newsroom shown below.  Results from USGS CBA and partners are also highlighted in news and video articles.

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April 21, 2021

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter March-April 2021

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

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Date published: April 6, 2021

2019-2020 Bay Barometer shows an ecosystem in mixed recovery

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Rachel Felver — April 06, 2021

Date published: March 18, 2021

USGS Releases First-of-its-Kind Survey of PFAS in Pennsylvania Surface Waters

USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center in cooperation with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released a first-of-its-kind Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) dataset.

Date published: February 25, 2021

Land use tied to ‘intersex’ smallmouth bass in Bay rivers

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — February 25, 2021

February 24, 2021

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter January-February 2021

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

Learn more about USGS Chesapeake Bay activities

Date published: February 17, 2021

Fact sheet on nutrient trends in the Chesapeake now available

University of Maryland | Center for Environmental Science | Integration and Application Network — February 2021

Date published: February 8, 2021

Prescription for Northern Virginia: low-salt diet

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — February 8, 2021

Date published: January 25, 2021

Bass confusion from land pollution

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Caitlyn Johnstone — January 25, 2021

January 6, 2021

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter November-December 2020

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

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Date published: November 17, 2020

‘Forever chemicals’ found in Chesapeake seafood and Maryland drinking water

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — November 17, 2020

Date published: November 11, 2020

‘eDNA’ reveals what’s swimming in the water

Bay Journal — By Ad Crable — November 11, 2020

October 28, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter October 2020

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

Learn more about USGS Chesapeake Bay activities