Our Blog August 2016

  • Photo of the Week: Bay Bridge Sunset

    August 30, 2016

    This early August sunset photo of the Bay Bridge and the Chesapeake was taken from Hemingway's Restaurant.

  • Labor Day Picnic Recipes We Love (Without the Meat!)

    August 29, 2016

    Here's an idea: What if we were to swap the burger for some healthy and equally delicious (if not more so) meatless meals this Labor Day?

  • Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Chesapeake Summer

    August 26, 2016

    In honor of National Dog Day today, we're celebrating all our amazing four-legged friends who love the Bay and its rivers and streams as much as we do!

  • What's in the Water? Part Two

    August 25, 2016

    This summer, as an intern in the Communications Department at CBF, I helped with a bacteria-monitoring project to educate the public on the water quality in their own backyard rivers and streams and the harmful effect that polluted runoff has on them.

  • What's in the Water? Part One

    August 24, 2016

    It's for folks like Janet and Pete Terry that I thought CBF should start a water-monitoring program. They need information like the guys at the Alamo needed ammunition.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    August 19, 2016

    George Washington once wrote in his diary that he "went a dragging for Sturgeon," fishing for a culinary staple in the 18th century. But it's more than being mentioned in George Washington's diary that makes the Atlantic sturgeon an American legend.

  • Photo of the Week: Bioluminescence Beauty

    August 15, 2016

    Possibly one of the coolest images I've ever taken in the Bay. This is a 30-second exposure taken at 11 p.m. in Peary, Virginia.

  • Fox Island Magic

    August 9, 2016

    As Arthur Sherwood, one of CBF's founding members and first executive director, said: "The place to teach people about the Bay is on it and in it."

  • Photo of the Week: The Lifeblood of the Chesapeake

    August 8, 2016

    This photo was taken on the Susquehanna River just north of Harrisburg during a workshop with Pennsylvania teachers earlier this summer.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    August 5, 2016

    The lazy, dog days of summer might be upon us, but saving the Bay never stops.

  • Ditches for Clean Water

    August 3, 2016

    The word "ditch" doesn't conjure up good feelings about water quality, wildlife habitat, or aesthetics.

  • Lea's Clean Water Story

    August 2, 2016

    Since my early childhood, I have had a passion for marine science and protecting our coastal ecosystems.

  • Photo of the Week: A Lone Waterman

    August 1, 2016

    A lone waterman tending to his crab pots near the Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve in Onemo, Virginia.

  • Photo of the Week: A Lone Waterman

    August 1, 2016

    A lone waterman tending to his crab pots near the Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve in Onemo, Virginia.

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