About the Chesapeake Bay report card

Report card produced by the Integration & Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. This report card provides a transparent, timely, and geographically detailed assessment of Chesapeake Bay. The data and methods underpinning this report card represent the collective effort of many individuals and organizations working within the Chesapeake Bay scientific and management community. Funding was provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The following organizations contributed significantly to the development of the report card: Chesapeake Bay Commission, Chesapeake Bay Program, Chesapeake Bay Trust, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Sea Grant, Morgan State University, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Old Dominion University, OpinionWorks, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania State Extension, Smithsonian Institution, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Geological Survey, Versar Incorporated, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the U.S. Government or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and its funding sources. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute their endorsement by the U.S. Government, or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation or its funding sources.



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