Education - Students

Estuaries are an incredible resource for learning about the environment and the ways in which humans influence our environment. Whether you are looking for data for an assignment or research project, an enriching summer experience, internships or future career ideas, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is an excellent place to start.

Below are some links to general information about estuaries, available data, ways to get involved and other resources that you may find helpful.

Information On Estuaries

An Estuary.
Estuary Videos
The ChesapeakeBay
NOAA Chesapeake
Bay Office
Waves hitting over a jetty of rocks
National Ocean
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Chesapeake Bay
Program Videos

Great O​pportunities

Get Involved
Everyone affects the Bay. Whether actively volunteering at one of our component sites or in your daily choices, you can make a difference. 

Data On Estuaries

Maryland Data
Eyes on the Bay is your home for Maryland tidal water quality data and information.

Summers with CBNERR

Explore the Patuxent Teen Leadership Paddle

The Teen Paddle is a week-long canoeing expedition geared towards high school students. The program gives teens a chance to practice leadership and teamwork skills as they navigate the river, conduct water quality tests, study plant communities, help with a stewardship project, camp by the riverside and prepare meals together.