This series of interactive timelines helps you investigate how the
bay has evolved. Learn how the Chesapeake was formed. Track the
population of oysters, crabs, fish, and people over time. See how
the forest land and pollution levels have changed, and follow important
historical events from the area. Use the information to start a
discussion of where we've been and where we might be headed.
Catch the latest news on issues of importance to the Chesapeake
watershed and learn what you can do to make a difference. Explore
a variety of lesson plans and activities approved by the Chesapeake
Bay Foundation for students, teachers, and families, or check out
links to other related sites. Turn your tour of the bay into an
action plan for change!
Join us on a six-day tour around the Chesapeake. Photographs from
each of the stops along the journey reveal the bay's ever-changing
beauty, and the accompanying descriptions provide an in-depth look
at the life of the estuary. Learn who uses the bay and how, and
brush up on local lore as you follow the links to detailed information
about the Chesapeake Bay.