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NOAA Accepting B-WET Environmental Education Funding Proposals through February 16, 2017

The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office has released details on requirements and the process for applying for FY17 Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) funding.... Read more >


NCBO 2017 Summer Internships Offer Experience in Field Work, Spatial Ecology, Hydrologic Modeling

The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office will again offer students opportunities to explore career paths and gain experience in Chesapeake Bay-related sciences.... Read more >


NCBO Announces Fisheries Research Grant Opportunity; Proposals Due by January 19, 2017

A total of up to $500,000 could be made available for fisheries science research projects that focus on Chesapeake Bay forage.... Read more >


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