December 28, 2016
From shark sightings (yes, really!) to Supreme Court wins to increasing blue crab numbers, 2016 has been quite the year for the Bay and its rivers and streams.
December 23, 2016
It's hard to believe, but 2016 is coming to a close. Time flies when you're saving the Bay, and thanks to the incredible support of our members, CBF accomplished an awful lot.
December 22, 2016
Forster's terns appear to be staging for their fall migration in late November.
December 21, 2016
Ever since George and Ruth Coyner fenced their cows out of the streams on their farm in 2005, they've seen great benefits for their herd.
December 16, 2016
One of the beautiful things about efforts to improve the environment is they so often come with additional benefits.
December 15, 2016
Recently, part of Waynesboro's Jefferson Park neighborhood has undergone a pretty amazing transformation.
December 14, 2016
Approaching a ragtag team of CBF volunteers and staff, my first observation was the putrid stench lofting from the truck lovingly called the, "Spatmobile." On a mild December day last week, CBF partnered with the South River Federation to plant 200,000 spat-on shell and 87,000 adult oysters.
December 13, 2016
In many ways, their stories are the same. Self-described marsh rats, Bill Goldsborough and Chuck Foster both grew up on the Eastern Shore with Bay blood coursing through their veins and fishing rods in their hands.
December 7, 2016
Waterman David Melville harvests clams on "slick cam" (slick calm) waters near Gwynn's Island the day after Thanksgiving.
December 2, 2016
For the second straight year, a bunch of CBF staffers took a dip into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay as a thank you to the hundreds of generous CBF members who gave on Giving Tuesday.
November 23, 2016
At this special time of year, we're reminded of how grateful we are for all of you and your support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
November 22, 2016
And as a small token of our gratitude, please enjoy Director of Fisheries Bill Goldsborough's favorite oyster stuffing recipe just in time for the holidays. It's the perfect addition to a hearty meal on a cold winter's day.
November 18, 2016
Brook trout are a hallmark of Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. As a great indicator for healthy water, their dwindling population is telling.
Cumberland County Setting the pace for Farm Inspections in Pennsylvania's Rebooted Clean Water Strategy
November 17, 2016
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.
November 16, 2016
Small, silvery, and packed with nutritional might, menhaden have long been thought of as "the most important fish in the sea."
November 4, 2016
Now more than ever, CBF is focusing on engaging diverse audiences, including recently embarking on a field trip with members of Central Virginia's Hispanic community.
November 1, 2016
Farming in Pennsylvania is the backbone of our culture, economy, and communities.
October 28, 2016
They might not be a common feature on dinner plates, but menhaden are often called "the most important fish in the sea."
October 27, 2016
Esta semana, 15 l�deres locales de la comunidad Hispana pasaron una tarde soleada y hermosa en el r�o James con la Fundaci�n Chesapeake Bay.
October 27, 2016
Earlier this week, about 15 leaders in Central Virginia's Hispanic community and their families spent a sunny fall afternoon on the James River with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
October 26, 2016
As we increasingly grapple with the effects of climate change, the Brock Center shines brightly as a solution.
October 21, 2016
Seventeen million. That's the number of people living in the Chesapeake Bay region. This presents a natural obstacle to clean water, most notably in efforts to reduce polluted runoff.
October 19, 2016
Efra�n Carcamo y sus tres hijos cruzan rocas en la orilla del r�o James en Richmond, buscando basura que la corriente dej� entre piedras y ramas.
October 14, 2016
From dolphins, to sharks, to manatees, the Bay is always full of surprises. This week revealed yet another, as a gigantic blue crab was caught and released on a CBF education trip.
October 7, 2016
Plenty of plans to save the Bay and its rivers and streams have been made in the past, but good intentions devoid of action left us in a vicious circle of empty words and dirty water.
Our Blog 2016
- Brewing for the Bay
- Catch the Last Two Clean Water Concerts
- Why Cut a $73 Million Program That Provides Billions in Benefits?
- Photo of the Week: Warehouse Creek
- This Week in the Watershed: Spanning Generations
- Photo of the Week: Bright and Early
- This Week in the Watershed: Reason for Optimism
- Funding the Bay
- Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Basket
- This Week in the Watershed: A Chesapeake Bay Turducken
- Anglers for Clean Water Stories
- Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint
- Clean Water Stories
- Earth Day
- Education Success Stories
- Farmer Success Stories
- Locally Grown
- Photo of the Week
- Slowing the Flow
- Student Leadership
- This Week in the Watershed
- Water Quality
- What's Bill Seeing in the Field?
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