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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Supports Maryland’s Effort to Appeal Air Pollution Decision

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is supporting Maryland’s legal efforts to compel the EPA to maintain its responsibility under the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution that crosses state lines.

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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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Burgers and Brews for the Bay

Noon-4:00 p.m.
  • Clagett Farm
  • 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772 |

Join CBF on Clagett Farm for pasture-raised meats, fresh veggies, craft beer, music, and family fun.

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DC on the Half Shell 2019

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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.


CBF Presents The Human Element Premiere and Screening with James Balog

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

Chesapeake Requiem Book Discussion & Panel

7:00-9:00 pm
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia
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CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams conducts a water quality assessment on Winchester Lump in Maryland's Severn River.

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This Week in the Watershed: Dropping Temps, Changing Bay

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Photo of the Week: Sunrise on the North East River

Sunrise in the early summer of 2017 from the beach at Craft Haven Marina in Perryville, MD.

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