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CBF: Thank You Governor Hogan for Publicly Opposing Bad Bay Legislation in Congress

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today in response to a Feb. 13 letter from Governor Hogan to U.S. Senate leadership in which the Governor expressed his “strong opposition” to federal legislation weakening the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.

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Anglers, Charter Boat Captains, and Conservation Groups Highlight Urgency of Menhaden Legislation

(RICHMOND, VA)—A coalition of conservation and recreational fishing organizations today urged support for new legislation that would ensure Virginia avoids the consequences of falling out of compliance with the latest menhaden fishery management plan.

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DC on the Half Shell 2018

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DC on the Half Shell

6:30 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002 |

Join CBF February 26, 2018 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.


Invasive Species Removal

10:00 a.m.-Noon
  • Hopewell, Virginia

Blue Planet Forum

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program starts at 6:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: March 5
  • Ted Constant Center, Big Blue Room
  • Norfolk, Virginia

Bees, Trees, and Clean Water

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Monroe, Virginia

Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon

Bands in the Sand

5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland
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Extremely low tides are common throughout the Chesapeake during winter.

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Breaking News: Menhaden Maneuvers

In an update on "Keep the Cap" (Episode 74), CBF President Will Baker and Maryland Fisheries Scientist...

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Photo of the Week: Sunset After a Storm

The Bay is a special place to sit back and relax by kayaking, fishing, crabbing, and watching pelicans, eagles, and ospreys! It is heaven on earth.

Sharon Sylvia

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