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CBF Applauds Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Fully Funding the Chesapeake Bay Program

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker today applauded the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for fully funding the Chesapeake Bay Program.

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Underwater photograph of a hellbender salamander.

A hellbender salamander.

Photo: Mike Pinder.

Senate Vote, Determined Students Push a Slippery Salamander Closer to Becoming PA's State Amphibian

(HARRISBURG, PA)—A group of high school students concerned about clean water and a slippery critter, along with a vote this week in the state Senate, have put North America's largest salamander one step closer to becoming Pennsylvania's official state amphibian.

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DC on the Half Shell 2018

Photo: Daniel Swartz

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.


DC on the Half Shell

6:30 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia
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Menhaden advocates came out in force to the ASMFC meeting in Baltimore, November 13, 2017.

Photo: Drew Robinson/CBF Staff

This Week in the Watershed: Bunker Battle Continues

The message was loud, clear, and nearly unanimous. More than 127,000 individuals submitted comments to the...

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Photo: Man standing in front of sewage treatment plant.

DC Water General Manager and innovative environmentalist George Hawkins.

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A Badge of Courage

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker sits down with DC Water General Manager and innovative...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Palace Bar Reef

This was taken at Palace Bar Reef, a sanctuary oyster reef where CBF planted 300 reef balls between 2010 and 2012. It’s now become a favorite fishing spot on Virginia’s Piankatank River.

Capt. Chris Newsome, Bay Fly Fishing

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