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Launch of New Success Stories Profiles

Launch of New Success Stories Profiles

We're launching a new platform for profiling and promoting Chesapeake conservation success stories. Help us build it out and promote your organization and conservation work. In this time when so many conservationists are constrained from working in the way we normally...

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The Yearly Return of the Ospreys

The Yearly Return of the Ospreys

Ospreys have returned to Chesapeake waters to breed. This one, photographed last week in the mid-bay region is already collecting sticks as nets-building material. (Photos: Clandestine Wren Photography) This is the second in our new Monday series that simply takes a...

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Habitat Destruction and Pandemics

Habitat Destruction and Pandemics

As this is written, we are all directly experiencing one of the impacts of habitat destruction from human development. That's not the focus of coverage you are reading in most media right now. But it is the well-founded conclusion of a growing body of researchers and...

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113,400 Miles and Counting

113,400 Miles and Counting

Tundra Swans leaving the Chesapeake and heading north to Alaska. (Images: Clandestine Wren Photography) This month, Tundra Swans are leaving the Chesapeake and heading back to northern Alaska to breed. After spending the winter here, they have a 4,200 mile flight...

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Beauty in Troubled Times

Beauty in Troubled Times

Canvasback ducks afllight in the Chesapeake watershed, just a few weeks before they all head north to breed. (All images in this Lightning Update: Clandestine Wren Photography) In the face of concerning and constant news about Covid-19, the daily routine, or in our...

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Flooding and Land Conservation

Flooding and Land Conservation

Flooding is an increasing problem in communities around the Chesapeake watershed. As storms become more intense and sea level rises, cities and their residents face serious challenges. Few communities are closer to the problem than those at the mouth of the Bay, in...

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