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Maryland Sea Grant publishes blogs, Chesapeake Quarterly magazine, and other publications and videos. Learn about scientific research and science-based practices that can help preserve the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland's coastal environment.

On the Bay: Chesapeake Quarterly's Blog

May 28, 2021

The Coastal Farming Challenges Workshops: From the perspective of a notetaker

Elissa Torres-Soto

When I was asked if I was interested in being a notetaker for the Coastal Farming Challenges workshops hosted by Maryland Sea Grant, I immediately said yes without fully knowing what my duties entailed. And I am glad that I did.

Fellowship Experiences: A Students' Blog

August 30, 2021

Sharing Science Stories: Tips to communicate better and draw a larger audience

Suzi Webster

My colleagues at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) do important work and it is my job to make sure that others know about it. When I started my Knauss fellowship in NOAA’s Technology Partnerships Office, I was excited to be the first person in my office to focus on outreach and communications.

News Releases

February 27, 2020

Maryland Sea Grant has awarded approximately $1 million in federal funding for eight two-year grants to support research on Chesapeake Bay oysters, freshwater salination in urban rivers, harvest policies for Atlantic menhaden, the role of phragmites in ecosystems, and monitoring forage fish such

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Chesapeake Quarterly

Aquatic Invaders of the Chesapeake

Invasive species enter our waterways through many different paths, often as undetected hitchhikers. But no matter now they arrive, they’re hard to remove.

Headwaters Newsletter

Volume 8, Issue 1

In this Issue:
  • Anywhere it Rains, it can Flood
  • Helpful Resources to Support Homeowners Planting Trees
  • Getting Ready for Spring
  • Could Your Home's Water Use Some Spring Cleaning?
  • First Sign of Spring
  • Spring Greening with Trees

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Sea Level Rise Report

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Come High Water: Sea Level Rise and Chesapeake Bay

This special report offers a comprehensive look at the causes and consequences of increasing flooding along Maryland’s coasts. This package, produced by Maryland Sea Grant's magazine Chesapeake Quarterly in partnership with Bay Journal, examines the scientific understanding and projections of the rate of sea level rise in the Chesapeake region; effects on people and the environment; and adaptations and policy responses that are under way or under consideration.

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Forecasting Sea Level Rise for Maryland

In Maryland Sea Grant's video, scientists release new projections for future sea level rise for the Chesapeake Bay and for Maryland, Virginia, and nearby Mid-Atlantic coastal areas.

The Blue Crab: Callinectes Sapidus

An essential resource for researchers, students, and managers.  Get your copy today!

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