Research ProjectChesapeake Working Land and Seascapes

Chesapeake Working Land and Seascapes

  • cornfield

    Working landscapes in the Chesapeake watershed offer a mosaic of habitats from fields to forests.

  • Marsh and oyster reef

    Oyster reefs occur along the edge of the salt marsh in Virginia's coastal bays.

  • Maps

    Mapping is critical to the study of working land and seascapes.

  • oyster reef

    Restoring oyster reefs is a key part of rebuilding the Chesapeake's working seascapes.

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Project Goal

The goal of this project is to work with local partners to synthesize historic and current data on the Chesapeake Bay watershed.