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Date published: July 2, 2020

Mercury widespread in Chesapeake Bay headwaters fish

Bay Journal — By Jeremy Cox — Updated July 2, 2020

June 30, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter June 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

Date published: June 26, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in Louisiana!

Before we leave the Gulf of Mexico, here is a new challenge for schools in Louisiana!  Features participating in this challenge include General Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools.

Date published: June 26, 2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in FL

Summary statistics are now available. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: June 25, 2020

Plan Your Next River Trip to Explore the Great Outdoors From Your Computer Using Streamer

Streamer is an online mapping application for exploring downstream and upstream along America’s rivers and streams.

Date published: June 25, 2020

Groundwater and the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Quarterly — Volume 19, Number 1 — June 2020

Date published: June 24, 2020

Wildfire Support from 438 Miles Above

USGS Fire Science is fundamental to understanding the causes, consequences, and benefits of wildfire and helps prevent and manage larger, catastrophic events. USGS scientists and programs provide information and develop tools that are widely used by stakeholders to make decisions before, during, and after wildfires across the nation.

Date published: June 19, 2020

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in ME, NH, & VT

TNMCorps Mapping Challenges head to New England with a new challenge for city/town halls in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont!

Date published: June 18, 2020

Slightly smaller-than-average dead zone predicted for Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — June 16, 2020

Date published: June 18, 2020

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in FL

This challenge is now complete!  Thank you to everyone who contributed!

June 16, 2020

3DEP Lidar Base Spec News - Vol. 1 | Issue 1

The 3DEP Lidar Base Spec Newsletter will announce updates to the Lidar Base Specification Revision Status page

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The most recent updates to the specification are listed below.

Date published: June 15, 2020

A cocktail of contaminants in Chesapeake waters

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Caitlyn Johnstone — June 12, 2020