Chesapeake Bay receives a C in 2017!

Bill Dennison stands in the center with microphones and press staff in front of him but out of focus. UMCES President Peter Goodwin appears to his right, Mike Smith of GreenSmith PR stands to his left. The 2017 Chesapeake Bay Report Card was released on June 15th, 2018 at the Hyatt House on the Wharf in downtown Washington, D.C. Press, partners, and the public gathered to hear about the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the stories that were highlighted in this years report card. This year major stories included a 'statistically significant' positive trend in Chesapeake Bay health and the resilience of aquatic grasses in the Bay. Want to know more? Dig into the data here!