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Conservation Initiatives

Conservation Events

For questions or concerns, please contact conserve@aqua.org or (410) 576-1014

Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and one of the largest in the entire world.

Learn About Our Efforts in the Bay

Cove Point

The American beachgrass and wetland grasses planted by several hundred local students and volunteers is already showing great progress!

Learn About Cove Point

Eastern Neck Refuge

Since 2000, we have restored more than 12 acres of wetland habitat at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge.

Learn About Eastern Neck

Floating Wetlands

The Aquarium launched a floating wetland island into Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Learn About the Floating Wetland

Masonville Cove

Discover how planting native shrubs along 2 acres of restored wetland will help revitalize the Baltimore Harbor and create valuable aquatic habitat right here in Baltimore City.

Learn About Masonville Cove

Nassawango Creek Preserve

Nassawango Creek Preserve is home to 60 species of migratory birds and a number of rare plant species.

See What We're Doing at Nassawango

Terrapins in the Classroom

Participating classes receive diamondback terrapin hatchlings to care for, study, and then release back into the wild.

Learn About Terrapins in the Classroom

Virginia Beach

The beach's stability has been compromised due to storms such as Hurricane Isabel.

Learn About Dune Restoration

Wetland Nursery Program

Students build a nursery pond on school grounds and raise wetland plants onsite. At the end of the school year, they transplant them to one of our wetland restoration sites.

Learn About the Wetland Nursery Program