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Chesapeake Bay and Watershed 2021 Report Card (Page 1)

2021 Chesapeake Bay and Watershed Report Card

Vanessa Vargas-Nguyen, Sky Swanson, Annie Carew, Joe Edgerton, Heath Kelsey, Lili Badri, Lorena Villanueva-Almanza ·
6 June 2022

This report card provides a transparent, timely, and geographically detailed assessment of Chesapeake Bay and its Watershed. Since 2016, UMCES has engaged stakeholders throughout the watershed to transform the report card into an evaluation of the Chesapeake Watershed health. Watershed health includes traditional ecological indicators, but also economic and societal indicators. This is the third year the watershed has been scored, and four new economic indicators have been added.

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Cuando River Basin 2021 Report Card (Page 1)

Cuando River Basin 2021 Report Card

Heath Kelsey, Simon Costanzo, Annie Carew ·
3 June 2022

The first-ever Cuando River Basin Report Card aims to assist in decision making to expand protected lands, increase biodiversity, maintain migration routes, and draw more tourists to the area. Inclusive conservation, which centers conservation actions on the needs of local communities, is at the heart of this approach.

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Selecting Indicators for Basin Health (Page 1)

Selecting Indicators for Basin Health Report Cards

Canny A, Shahbol N, Thieme M, Fries A, Kelsey H, Costanzo S ·
1 May 2022

This Guide is developed to supplement the Practitioner’s Guide to Developing River Basin Report Cards, which was developed in partner with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the Healthy Rivers for All initiative. It is intended for those developing indicators that can help understand the health of a basin report card or those who are developing a basin report card.

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