On the Bay


A blog from Chesapeake Quarterly magazine

Heron and hawk along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay


Meet the Fellows Bringing Science to National Policy

Ashley Goetz •
Where marine and coastal science meets national policy, you’ll find Sea Grant Knauss Fellows. Meet the five fellows Maryland Sea Grant is supporting in 2024. Read more...

Beyond Fish: Aquaculture in Action Provides Students with Hands-on Science Education

Madeleine Jepsen •
Through Aquaculture in Action, a program run by Maryland Sea Grant, high school students raise fish and learn about aquaculture as part of their science classes. Read more...

Maryland Sea Grant Welcomes Two State Science Policy Fellows

Ashley Goetz •
Modeled after the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the State Science Policy Fellowship pairs postgraduates with state agencies that bridge the fields of science and policy. Read more...

Meet Maryland Sea Grant’s New Law and Policy Fellow

Ashley Goetz •
“Working with people is what it’s really about,” says Kai Hardy. Hardy joined Maryland Sea Grant in September 2023 to begin a year-long fellowship that bridges law, policy, and environmental research. Read more...

New Project Prioritizes Hispanic Communities’ Perspectives about the Coast

Madeleine Jepsen •
Graduate research assistant Paola Mejia-Gist is working on a project about communicating climate change to Hispanic communities in Maryland. Read more...

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