Volunteer & Long-Term
Research and Monitoring
Research and monitoring projects increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of estuarine ecosystems. These goals are achieved in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve of Maryland, the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, and volunteers.
Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Long-term research and monitoring help inform management of estuaries
Otter Point Creek Alliance Community Science
Volunteer-led program offers the opportunity for science engagement in meaningful research and monitoring projects.
PAID UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP
Summer Research Internship
Otter Point Creek Alliance funds a summer research internship for college students annually. Investigate issues important to estuaries with the support of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
Check out our Youtube channel to view past projects, such as the 2021 Snakehead Fish in Otter Point Creek.
2022 OPCA Research Intern, Faith McCarthy's, presentation on Wetland Vegetation in the Haha Creek Mudflat
A selection of studies at Otter Point Creek