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Eastern Shore Communities Will Get "Circuit Rider" Help on Pollution

BALTIMORE, MD—Participating Eastern Shore counties and towns will share the services of a pollution reduction expert just as rural churches used to share a circuit rider clergy, thanks to an innovative grant awarded today by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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A Brook Trout in Mill Creek. Salvelinus fontinalis. Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Photo: Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP

CBF Applauds National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants to Improve PA Water Quality

(HARRISBURG, PA)-Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement applauding National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $5.7 million to local communities clean up and restore polluted rivers and streams.

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Rock the Brock 2016 participants

Photo: CBF Staff

Rock the Brock II

2:00 p.m. Friday - 4:00 p.m. Saturday

The 7th Annual Clean Water Captains' workshop prepares Virginia citizens to protect local water quality by advocating for clean water policies at the local, state, and federal level.


Bay Discovery Skipjack Trip

5:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Annapolis City Dock, Maryland|

Rock the Brock II

2:00 p.m. Friday - 4:00 p.m. Saturday

Bay Discovery Fishing Trip

7:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Arthur Sherwood Environmental Education Center, Maryland|

Baltimore Oyster Gardening Workshop

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Downtown Sailing Center

Menhaden: Film Screening & Discussion (MD)

6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
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Atlantic Menhaden Need More Protection

We are all bound together in a mind-bogglingly complex web of life, in which what happens to one species...

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Latest Podcast

Rockfish chasing menhaden.

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The Most Important Fish

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker gets the latest on menhaden from Maryland Fisheries Scientist...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Giving the Sunrise a Hand

Spence Winter and his son Alex enjoy all the natural beauty the Chesapeake Bay has to offer, including this early morning sunrise on the shore of Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve.

Alex S. Winter

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