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Planting trees is one of the most valuable practices to improve local water quality.

Photo: Nikki Davis

CBF Statement on Grant to Increase Hopewell Trees

(HOPEWELL)—This week the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded an approximately $200,000 grant to continue a major effort in Hopewell by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and partners to increase the city’s tree cover and the use of natural solutions to flooding.

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Grazing cows in Dixie Virginia.

Photo: Bob Diller

CBF Issues Statement on Grant to Expand Rotational Grazing

(HARRISBURG, PA)—The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced yesterday that the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will receive more than $850,000 to promote rotational grazing (also known as prescribed grazing) in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia.

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DC on the Half Shell 2019

Photo: Daniel Swartz

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002 |

Join CBF February 25, 2019 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.

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Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 |

Join us for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.

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Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: February 5

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia

Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland
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The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

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This Week in the Watershed: Bivalve Blues

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Photo of the Week: We Send Greetings!

A beautiful day at Hughlett Point Nature Preserve was made even nicer by a huge flock of pelicans arriving, a waving crab, and fishing for over 2 hours!

Bob Diller

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