BayQuest — A Journey of Exploration

Tour the Chesapeake Bay estuary through engaging interactive activities and classroom resources. Use BayQuest to introduce students to different ecosystems as they explore habitats and find the organisms that live there.


Go on a BayQuest!

To get started, click a buoy on the map.
You can also click the habitat in the alphabetical list to learn about each environment.

» Click here to open BayQuest in a new tab, or on a mobile device.

BayQuest Support Materials

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