Chesapeake Bay Field Office

A resource for people and their environment

 
Mission: To protect endangered and threatened species, migratory birds, freshwater and anadromous fish, and wildlife habitats in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

What we do:
The Chesapeake Bay Field Office offers our partners and the public technical expertise and assistance through the following programs:

BayScapes Program
Enabling the public to use conservation landscaping practices to provide wildlife habitat and improve water quality

Coastal Program
Protecting and restoring coastal habitat and wildlife and managing invasive species

Contaminants Program
Restoring habitats that have been degraded by pollution and providing technical assistance on hazardous waste sites

Environmental Partnerships Program
Assists in identifying and building partnerships, works with the media, and provides support to CBFO biologists and their partners for grants and other resources.

Federal Projects Program
Assessing the impact of federal projects on trust resources and providing monitoring and recommendations for federal restoration projects

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program
Providing technical assistance and training on habitat restoration and enhancement

Permits and Licenses Program
Using the regulatory process to ensure that development does not compromise trust resources

Schoolyard Habitat Program
Educating and involving teachers and children through habitat enhancement and restoration projects on school grounds

Stream Habitat Assessment and Restoration Program
Providing technical assistance and training on stream and watershed assessments, and constructing demonstration projects

Threatened and Endangered Species Program
Conserving rare, threatened and endangered species and their habitats, using science-based management, regulatory tools, and creative partnerships