06 Jun 2017
Tax dollars at work. It's a sign you occasionally see at road construction projects. But it also could be affixed to any number of valuable government services we take for granted as we sail, motor, fish, or swim in the Chesapeake Bay.
26 May 2017
After a brief hiatus, we’re happy to bring back “This Week in the Watershed,” a weekly update on all the happenings around the watershed.
29 Mar 2017
It is labeled as the "Chesapeake Bay Program," but it means clean water for Pennsylvania. That's why we're alarmed by the proposed federal budget that would eliminate all funding for this critical program.
11 Jan 2017
Chesapeake Bay Foundation educators Tom Parke and Emily Thorpe took advantage of an unseasonably warm winter day in Pennsylvania, to wash life vests, check canoes for needed repairs, and reflect on the Susquehanna Watershed Environmental Education Program's (SWEEP) 26th year of connecting students with their local waterways.
18 Nov 2016
Brook trout are a hallmark of Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. As a great indicator for healthy water, their dwindling population is telling.
17 Nov 2016
Cumberland County Setting the pace for Farm Inspections in Pennsylvania's Rebooted Clean Water Strategy
Cumberland County is getting positive reaction from farmers, as one of 28 conservation districts conducting farm inspections as prescribed in Pennsylvania's rebooted strategy to reduce pollution from agriculture.
01 Nov 2016
Farming in Pennsylvania is the backbone of our culture, economy, and communities.
Topics: The Susquehanna River
21 Sep 2016
Pennsylvania is significantly behind in meeting its clean water commitments, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has identified the five counties that contribute the most pollution from agriculture and that would return the greatest reductions for new restoration dollars.
Topics: Polluted Runoff
13 Jul 2016
A group of Pennsylvania teachers became students when the lessons turned to what schools can do to reduce polluted runoff and improve the Commonwealth's water quality.