Strategies and Tools
Local and state planners need to have a variety of strategies and tools to assist in determining the best management practices for their region. This section will help to consolidate these items to one location.
Publications, Maps, Reports
Mercury/PCB Fish Advisories
Virginia Estuarine & Coastal Observing System
Bay Health Index - Chesapeake Bay Program/IAN
EPA Enviromapper for Water Quality
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) in the Chesapeake Bay
Land and Water Conservation
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF is America’s most important tool for conserving national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, historic sites and other federal lands, and for supporting acquisition and development of state and local parks. Senator Bingaman (NM), joined to date by ten co-sponsors, has introduced S. 2747, the Land and Water Reauthorization Act of 2009.