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There are many actions that individuals can take to lessen their impact on the Chesapeake Bay.  In this lesson, students are introduced to projects that residents of Chestertown have implemented to improve the health of the Chester River.

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This list from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has lots of examples of effective action projects to improve water quality:

https://dnr.maryland.gov/education/Pages/Action_Projects.aspx

 

Here are some great ideas for student-led action projects from the Chesapeake Bay Program:

http://baybackpack.com/schoolyard_projects

 

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has a great guide for teachers looking to improve schoolyard habitats on campus:

https://www.fws.gov/Chesapeakebay/PDF/helping-communities/schoolyard-habitat/SchoolyardProgramToolkit.pdf

 

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