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College Students: Five NCBO Summer Internships for 2020!

The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office will host five paid internships for the summer of 2020. Deadlines are in February, so check out these opportunities.... Read more >

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Chesapeake Bay Environmental Education Funding Opportunity Available; Recent Grantees Announced

Students have greater opportunities to learn about the Chesapeake Bay thanks to projects funded by NOAA B-WET.... Read more >

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Back in Action: Oyster Restoration on the Lynnhaven River

It has been roughly two years since construction of restored oyster reefs was under way in Virginia’s Lynnhaven River, but now that project is back in action.... Read more >


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