Maryland Coastal Bays
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Welcome to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program – MCBP exists to protect and conserve the waters and surrounding watershed of Maryland's five coastal bays located behind Ocean City and Assateague Island. Our watershed includes more than 189,000 acres of land, 71,000 acres of water, 248 miles of shoreline, and nearly 35,000 acres of wetlands. And living within its boundaries is a variety of wildlife, including 360 different types of birds, as well as more than 108 rare, endangered and threatened species.

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