Chesapeake Bay Projects
Floating Wetlands at Trap Pond
Floating wetlands are artificial islands with plants on top and roots below. They improve water quality by soaking up nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus. These two nutrients are the primary causes of algal blooms, which make it difficult for fish and other aquatic life to survive. Click here for more photos.
An interactive Storymap that highlights and describes various Best Management Practices (BMPs) that have been implemented in Delaware's portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Redden State Forest
June 18, 2013 - A news article describing a project in Redden State Forest that is part of the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay.