• History on the Chesapeake

    The Chesapeake Bay has borne witness to some significant historical events, including those which shaped its ecosystem, affected the marine animals within it and demonstrated the complex relationship of human activity and nature throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Read More

    Published 7/27/2016

  • A Blue View: Oyster Gardens

    In five distinct locations, unique gardens are hidden just below the surface. Oyster gardens are housed in the Inner Harbor where the oysters have an important job. Read More

    Published 6/21/2016

  • A Blue View: Acidification and Animal Behavior

    The carbon we burn each year doesn’t just end up in the atmosphere; about one-fourth of it dissolves in the oceans, increasing the acidity of our waterways. That includes the Chesapeake Bay, where waters are acidifying three times more quickly than the open ocean. Add pollution to the mix, and you have a recipe for disaster. Read More

    Published 1/19/2016

  • An Update On Our Biohut Restoration

    Last June, in partnership with Biohabitats, Inc. and ECOCEAN, the National Aquarium installed eight biohuts along the bulkheads in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. We’re excited to announce that after a successful trial run, we’re expanding the program! Read More

    Published 4/17/2015