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A photo of Miracle Ridge, where the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will run through Bill and Lynn Limpert's land.

These trees on Miracle Ridge are in the proposed path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Photo: Bill Limpert.

CBF Statement on DEQ Approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Plans

(RICHMOND, VA)—The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality recently approved the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s plans for erosion and sediment control, stormwater, and karst protection.

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fisherman holds a rockfish in the water.

Striped bass, also called rockfish, are an iconic sport fish of the Chesapeake Bay.

Photo: Blair M. Seltz/CBF Staff

CBF Statement on Juvenile Striped Bass Survey in Chesapeake Bay

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Juvenile striped bass numbers in the Chesapeake Bay are higher than average this year, according to survey results released this week by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

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DC on the Half Shell header with 2019 logo

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.


The Human Element Premiere and Screening with James Balog

6:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Chesapeake Book Club

6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Talbot County Free Library, Easton Branch
  • Easton, Maryland

Slurp and Learn

6-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: November 2
  • Ruddy Duck Seafood & Alehouse
  • Piney Point, Maryland

Brock Learning Series

6-8:00 p.m.
  • Brock Environmental Center
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Chesapeake Requiem Book Discussion & Panel

7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Hopewell Tree Planting

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Woodlawn Park
  • Hopewell, Virginia

VoiCeS Northern Virginia

6:00-9:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: November 23
  • Alexandria, Virginia

DC on the Half Shell

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

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Latest from the Blog

CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams conducts a water quality assessment on Winchester Lump in Maryland's Severn River.

Photo: Drew Robinson/CBF Staff

This Week in the Watershed: Dropping Temps, Changing Bay

Autumn is officially here, as temperatures have plummeted this past week. And the Bay and its rivers and...

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We're Taking a Breather

Everyone needs to take time once in a while to sit back, take a breath, and think about the future....

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Once Upon a Time

Miocene era fossil found on the Shores of the York River, Virginia. Ecphora was a genera of predatory snails that stalked the warm sea that once covered Virginia.

Bob Diller

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