Our work is guided by a decision-making framework that supports adaptive management: learning while doing and adjusting our efforts as needed.

What is ChesapeakeDecisions?

ChesapeakeDecisions will support the process of adaptive management, which was adopted by the Principals’ Staff Committee in 2011. Our success in restoring the Chesapeake Bay will require all of our partners to follow this decision-making framework: to learn while doing, take actions without guarantees, support effective monitoring, transparently assess progress and redirect efforts when needed.

ChesapeakeDecisions will provide the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Goal Implementation Teams and Management Board members with tools to collaborate on the work that is needed to achieve the goals and outcomes of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. Please contact us with questions or comments. You can also learn about best management practice review panels.