The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin is an agency comprised of members from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia and the federal government. It aims to protect the waters and natural resources of the Potomac River Basin and educate the public about related environmental issues.
Established in 1977, Maryland Sea Grant has been a dedicated leader in efforts to protect and restore Maryland's coastal resources. Both on its own and in collaboration with its many partners, Sea Grant proactively addresses the scientific, economic, and social challenges facing the Chesapeake Bay.
NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.
The Maryland chapter of the Sierra Club is an environmental advocacy group that aims to protect the state's wildlife and natural resources, monitors legislation and educates the public about environmental issues.
The Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency that protects the environment and human health. From the agency's website you can access data, reports, laws, regulations about environmental hazards and protection initiatives.
Started in 1925, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge of the environment. The center is comprised of multiple labs throughout Maryland and has contributed to the advancement of knowledge relating to issues such as fisheries management, ecosystem health and climate change.