The CBF blog presents informative and hopeful stories about the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, our work, and conservation issues of the moment.
May 25, 2017
On a breezy spring day, Claire Neubert hauled a wire cage full of oysters onto her dock on Elizabeth Lake at the top of the Hampton River. This miniature oyster reef was full of life. Barnacles sprouted from shells. Little fish squirmed among the oysters. Tiny crabs crawled into the crevices.
May 24, 2017
The big "Spring Cleaning" of Virginia's waterways—Clean the Bay Day, is less than two weeks away! With only one week remaining to register, there are plenty of reasons to sign up today.
May 18, 2017
Second Baptist Church of South Richmond has a Mission to Feed the Community and Protect Local Waterways.
May 16, 2017
Looking toward the southeast down Middle River at sunrise [in late December] . . .
May 11, 2017
Alan Girard, CBF's Eastern Shore Director, writes, "This week representatives of six local jurisdictions on Maryland’s Eastern Shore signed off on a proposal to work collaboratively to control polluted runoff – one of the few sources of Bay pollution that’s increasing."
May 3, 2017
Just 48 days and counting, we can't wait for all the fantastic things to do in the Chesapeake Bay area this summer.
May 1, 2017
I've been a Chesapeake Bay transplant for two years now and am lucky to not only own part of some protected land, but live close enough to enjoy the beach and all it has to offer.
April 2, 2017
But don't worry . . . we'll be back real soon to tell more stories of the Chesapeake and how our waters are so important to our health, economy, and way of life.
March 29, 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.
March 28, 2017
Though Walter Zadan recently celebrated his 90th birthday, the Williamsburg resident keeps up a schedule that is unusual for a nonagenarian.