The Ghost Fleet and the heritage of the Potomac River is a special treasure that we all share. Immerse yourself in its history and mystery. Get involved in programs and as a volunteer to help guide stewardship of these resources and benefit the community.

The Sanctuary Advisory Council is now accepting applications until December 15, 2023, for all community seats. Learn more and to download an application kit.

A woman gives a presentation at a meeting

Photo: Kim Hernandez/MD DNR

Sanctuary Advisory Council

Beginning in 2020, the Sanctuary Advisory Council will bring together leaders from across the community to share perspectives and provide recommendations to NOAA to help guide sanctuary management.

A group of volunteers and children

Photo: MD DNR

Events & Volunteering

Engage in activities that connect people to this special place and inspire a commitment to stewardship of these unique resources.