These days, downtown, D.C. is buzzing with activity. Jeff Miller likes to think he had something to do with that.
Construction on a footbridge in Anacostia Park along the Anacostia river in Southeast is temporarily on hold now that a pair of very special visitors has taken up residence there.
There's less pollution draining into the Chesapeake Bay from rivers and streams in the watershed according to long term data, but the majority of streams remain in poor health.
If you come across a crab that looks like it's wearing mittens, the Smithsonian wants to know.
Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the quality of water flowing into the Chesapeake Bay is improving over the long term, but streams are still in poor condition.
Approximately 4,000 students from across the region are helping restore American shad to area waters.
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