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Healthy underwater grasses and clear water off Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay.

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CBF Issues Statement on Amendment to Weaken Bay Clean-Up Efforts

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker issued this statement today after Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) again offered an amendment to weaken the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.

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CBF Announces Jay Ford as Virginia Voices Outreach Coordinator

(PAINTER, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is pleased to announce Jay Ford as its new Virginia Voices Outreach Coordinator, based on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Join CBF in Hampton Roads to celebrate 51 years of saving the Chesapeake Bay!

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Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore

Join CBF for a fishing tournament that celebrates oyster reef restoration and the habitat it provides for Chesapeake Bay fish species.

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Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Sherwood, Maryland
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Paradise Fossil Plant in western Kentucky is one of 19 power plants that are polluting Maryland's air by not fully operating pollution controls.

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This Week in the Watershed: A Blessing and a Curse

The recent hot and sunny weather throughout the watershed has blessed many of us with picturesque days to...

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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.

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Signs of Encouragement

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker and Maryland Fisheries Scientist Allison Colden discuss recent...

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Photo of the Week: Wednesday Night Races

Evening sailing races in Annapolis, viewed from a pier in Eastport.

© 2017 Tom Konisiewicz

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