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March 27, 2023

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Jake Solyst — March 27, 2023

"Having served as the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Chesapeake Bay Coordinator for nearly 30 years, Scott Phillips has been privy to countless projects that have helped to protect and improve the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. The USGS became an official partner of the Chesapeake Bay Program in 1984, just a year after the partnership was formed, serving as one of its leading scientific agencies. The USGS’s work in the Bay watershed has grown from a few water quality monitoring projects to an integrated effort addressing toxic contaminants, reducing pollution, changes in the watershed’s geography and the health of our wildlife.

We interviewed Phillips, who retired in March, to learn more about the USGS’s contributions to the Chesapeake Bay Program. While there are many highlights to choose from, here are 10 that stand out. . ."

Continue to Chesapeake Bay Program's site to read the entire article

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