The Eastern Shore Ecosystem

Chesapeake Report Card: Bay Health Decreased Last Year due to Rainfall but General Trend Improving

The Chesapeake Bay score decreased in 2018, but maintained a C grade, according to the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card issued today by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). This was due to extremely high precipitation over the year. Despite extreme rainfall last year, the overall trend indicates that Chesapeake Bay health is […]

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