The Barrier Islands : A Photographic History of Life on Hog, Cobb, Smith, Cedar, Parramore, Metompkin and Assateague, by Curtis J. Badger and Rick Kellam, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA 1989.
Bay Beacons: Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay, by Linda Turbyville, Eastwind Publisher, Trappe, MD 1996.
Bay Country, by Tom Horton, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD 1994.
Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay, by William W. Warner, Little Brown & Company, New York, NY 1994.
Birds and Marshes of Chesapeake Bay Country, by Brooke Meanley, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1975.
Butterflies of Delmarva, by Elton N. Woodbury, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1994.
Chesapeake, by James A. Michener, Fawcett Books, New York, NY 1990.
Chesapeake Almanac, by John Page Williams Jr., Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1993.
Chesapeake Bay Cruising Guide: Upper Bay: Susquehanna River to Patuxent River and Little Choptank River, by Tom Neale, Wescott Cove Publishing Company, Stamford, CN 1996.
Chesapeake Bay: Nature of the Estuary, A Field Guide, by Christopher P. White, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1989.
A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, by William T. Stone, Fessenden S. Blanchard and Anne M. Hays, G. P. Putnamís Sons, New York, NY 1989. (Out of print.)
Cruising the Chesapeake, by William H. Shellenberger, International Marine Publishing Company, Camden, ME 1994.
Exploring Flatwater: Northeastern North Carolina, the Outer Banks, and Eastern Virginia, by Ed White (self-published, phone 757-631-8478 to order a copy), Flatwater, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA 1997.
Exploring the Chesapeake in Small Boats, by John Page Williams, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1992.
A Field Guide to Coastal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern United States, by Ralph W. Tiner Jr., University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA 1987.
An Island Out of Time: A Memoir of Smith Island in the Chesapeake, by Tom Horton, Vintage Books, Vancouver, WA 1997.
Life and Death of the Salt Marsh, by John and Mildred Teal, Ballantine Books, New York, NY 1991.
Life in the Chesapeake Bay, by Alice Jane Lippson and Robert L. Lippson, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD 1997.
The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake, by Robert D. Garst, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD 1973.
Lighting the Bay: Tales of Chesapeake Lighthouses, by Pat Vojtech, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1997.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Publications:
Wildlife Abounds: A Guide to Marylandís Wildlife Management Areas
Hunting and Trapping in Maryland (annual)
Marylandís Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place, by John R. Wennersten, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD 1992.
Naturalist on the Nanticoke, by Robert A. Hedeen, Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD1982.
Natural Wonders of Virginia: Parks, Preserves and Wild Places, by Garvey and Deane Winegar, NTC Publishing Group, Lincolnwood, IL 2000.
Preserving the Chesapeake Bay, by Gerald L. Baliles, EPM Publications, McLean, VA 1996.
Salt Tide: Cycles and Currents of Life Along the Mid-Atlantic Coast, by Curtis J. Badger, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA 1999.
Smithsonian Guide to Seaside Plants of the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts, by Wilbur H. Duncan and Marion B. Duncan, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC 1988.
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (phone 804-367-1000) selected publications:
Public Fishing Lakes
Virginia Freshwater Fishing Guide (annual)
Virginia Marine Anglerís Guide, annual publication of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (phone 757-247-2200).
Virginia Outdoors, annual publication of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, available at Virginia Welcome Centers or by calling (phone 804-371-8163).
Wanderer on My Native Shore, by George Reiger, The Lyons Press, New York, NY 1991.
Waterís Way: Life Along the Chesapeake, by David W. Harp (photography), Tom Horton (essays), in association with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Elliott & Clark Publishing, Washington, DC 1992.
Wild Side of Maryland, An Outdoor Guide, by the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MA 1998.