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A blue crab hides in a bed of widgeon grass. Photo © 2010 Jay Fleming/iLCP

A blue crab hides in a bed of widgeon grass.

Photo: Jay Fleming/iLCP

CBF Issues Statement Concerning the Smaller than Average Dead Zone in Early July

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker and Beth McGee, CBF’s Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued these statements concerning the results of the early July dead zone cruise in Maryland.

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Photo of a power plant on the edge of a waterway.

Steam rises into the clear blue sky from the Brunners Island Power Station, a coal-fired electric-generating facility on the Susquehanna River in southern Pennsylvania.

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CBF: Marylanders Shouldn't Suffer So Upwind Power Plants Can Profit

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following Maryland’s notification today that it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.

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Bridal Showcase

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a Bridal Showcase on the Bay at CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center.


Shell Shaking (MD)

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • 4800 Atwell Road, Shady Side, Maryland 20764|

Veterans on the Susquehanna

1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Rock the Brock II

2:00 p.m. Friday - 4:00 p.m. Saturday
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Sunset fishing on the Bay. Photo by Diane Hotaling.

Rep. Taylor On Our Side

All of us who love the Chesapeake Bay breathed a sigh of relief when Rep. Scott Taylor recently went to bat...

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Latest Podcast

Group photo of 72 students gathered on a dock.

Seventy-two student leaders from across the watershed participated in CBF's week-long "50 Forward" summer experience.

Photo: CBF Staff

You Go, Girls!

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker talks with Hannah Herron and Taegan Duncan, two student leaders...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Marsh Dinner

A young heron feeding in the marsh around Salt Ponds in Hampton, VA.

Nichole Leighton

Photo of the Week Archive   |   CBF Blog

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