Author: Will P.

Video: Restoring the Chesapeake Watershed

What does it take to restore a 64,000-square-mile watershed? Staff from the Chesapeake Bay Program as well as residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed chronicle the partnership effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay as well as the lands and rivers that feed into it. Watch the Chesapeake Bay Program’s latest video and read the feature…

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VIDEO: ‘Hand-crafting’ oysters in the Lynnhaven River (2:53)

It’s an oyster revolution, according to Captain Chris Ludford. The owner of Pleasure House Oysters grows them in cages on the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and has seen the recovery of oysters and the rise of local aquaculture bring a new generation to the popular shellfish. Watch the Chesapeake Bay Program’s latest video and…

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VIDEO: Food for Fish in the Chesapeake Bay (3:36)

Larger fish like striped bass and bluefish are popular with fishermen, but healthy populations of smaller fish and invertebrates form the base of the food web. Ed Houde of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory explains what fish are eating to survive in the Chesapeake Bay. Watch the video: Produced by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program Additional footage…

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