13 Oct 2017
At first glance, emissions from a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, Indiana, or Tennessee would seem completely unrelated to the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
29 Sep 2017
It goes without saying, but the Bay looked awfully different when Captain John Smith first navigated its waters in 1608. The journals of Smith reveal a Bay bursting with life.
Topics: Advocate, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, Community, Conservation, Eastern Oysters, Events, Fisheries, Fishing, Food and Drink, Fun, Habitat Degradation, Sustainability, Water Quality, What We Have to Lose
22 Sep 2017
Archaeologists can learn a lot about a civilization by looking in one place–the trash pit.
Topics: Advocate, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, Community, Conservation, Eastern Oysters, Events, Fishing, Food and Drink, Fun, Habitat Degradation, Sustainability, Water Quality, What We Have to Lose
15 Sep 2017
As we’ve written before, menhaden might not be a common feature on dinner plates, but there’s a reason they’re often called "the most important fish in the sea."
08 Sep 2017
It’s no secret we’re living in an era of division. On what feels like every issue, consensus is avoided like the plague. But despite this current political climate, we can all agree that clean water crosses party lines.
05 Sep 2017
As Pennsylvania considers yet another budget that does not adequately fund efforts to clean up its rivers and streams, the federal House Appropriations Committee has approved a spending bill that would cut support for the Chesapeake Bay Program from $73 million to $60 million.
01 Sep 2017
Here at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, we're often asked, "What can I do to help save the Bay?" While there isn't just one answer to that question, one of my favorite idioms is relevant—90 percent of life is showing up.
08 Aug 2017
Visitors on hay wagons rode through rolling hills of corn, cover crops, and contour strips under a blazing sun in Juniata County, to get a close look and learn about conservation efforts through farmers’ eyes.
14 Jul 2017
When an anniversary or milestone approaches, the natural inclination is often to reflect on the past. As CBF celebrates its 50th anniversary, we’re flipping the script—what better way to celebrate than to engage with the next generation and hear their thoughts on what it will take to save the Bay.