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Notice or Public Comment Period - Chesapeake Bay Management Strategies

Monday, April 6, 2015

The Chesapeake Bay Program Seeks Public Comment on Management Strategies

The District along with other States in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed signed a landmark  Watershed Agreement in June 2014, and have since drafted "management strategies" that describe the steps necessary to achieve the Agreement's Vision.

These management strategies offer insight into the Bay Program partners' proposals for reaching specific outcomes by 2025, as well as how the partners will monitor, assess and report progress toward abundant life, clean waters, engaged communities, conserved lands and climate change resilience. The strategies provide broad, overarching direction and will be further supported by two-year work plans summarizing the specific commitments, short-term actions and resources required for success.

The Chesapeake Bay Program is seeking public comments on the management strategies to ensure that they are meaningful and effective. The public comment period is open through April 30, 2015.

Interested parties can offer input in two ways: