Chesapeake News and Dos

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This week in the Watershed:  Hypoxia returns, some much-needed funds, and good crab news 

 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for the Bay

October 8

  • Help clean up the Anacostia, our nation's "forgotten river -- Join the United by Blue crew to help rehabilitate this Potomac tributary. 

October 9

October 11

  • Voice your opinion on the future of menhaden, "the most important fish in the sea, in Annapolis, Maryland. This meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is open to public comment so please attend. We need your help to let these officials know just how important this fish is to the Bay!
  • Join CBF and REI for a viewing of "Gasland in Richmond, Virginia. Clips from this documentary about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" will be shown followed by a conversation about possible fracking in George Washington National Forest.  

October 12

  • Help fortify stream buffers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania along Witmer Run by planting trees with CBF. Help stop sediment and nutrients before they get to our waterways.

October 15

Ongoing

 

--Adam Wickline

 

If you have an upcoming Bay-related restoration event and you need volunteers, please let us know by contacting CBF's Community Building Manager, Adam Wickline: awickline@cbf.org. Do you enjoy working with fellow Bay Lovers to help save the Chesapeake? Become a CBF Volunteer to receive notifications about upcoming volunteer opportunities. 

 


Emmy Nicklin

Issues in this Post

Agriculture   State of the Bay   Community   Conservation   Blue Crabs   Polluted Runoff   Sewage & Septic Systems  

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