Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Virginia) Article

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CHESAPEAKE BAY NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE (VIRGINIA) Latitude and Longitude:

37°26′3″N 76°43′15″W / 37.43417°N 76.72083°W / 37.43417; -76.72083
The Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve contains a diverse collection of habitats including oyster reefs, seagrass beds, tidal wetlands, sandy shoals and mudflats. In order to address the diversity of habitats, the Chesapeake Bay-Virginia Reserve established a multi-site system from tidal freshwater to high salinity conditions along the York River estuary. Reserve components include Sweet Hall Marsh, Taskinas Creek, Catlett Island and Goodwin Islands.

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