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 19, 2016
These pictures were taken in a small creek off the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River.
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 12, 2016
I took this photo of "Big Bird," as my mother would call the great blue herons that always visit her waterfront on the Poquoson River.
December 7, 2016
Waterman David Melville harvests clams on "slick cam" (slick calm) waters near Gwynn's Island the day after Thanksgiving.
December 5, 2016
Seen here, an osprey nest on the Uppards area of Tangier Island sits vacant, a sure sign that winter can't be too far off.
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 28, 2016
I had a beautiful fall season on the Bay . . . out a few times a week in the upper Chesapeake, but with colder temps moving in, it was time for one last cruise.
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 21, 2016
As the supermoon (AKA the beaver moon) rises over ridgelines of Blockhouse Point Conservation Park and Sharpshin Island under fall skies, the mighty Potomac becomes vividly reflective of its serene beauty and deeply solemn among paddlers who enjoy this magical and wondrous waterway through all the seasons.
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 15, 2016
This photo of Tangier's crab shacks was taken in mid September.
November 7, 2016
I took this picture of Ewell, Smith Island on the morning of October 21, 2016.
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 31, 2016
This picture was taken at the mouth of the Corrotoman River where it empties into the Rappahannock River.
Our Blog 2016
- A Bay Saver's Brew: Turning Rainwater into Beer
- Photo of the Week: After Storm Beauty on the Rhode
- This Week in the Watershed: A Silver Bullet Illusion
- Outdoor Learning Is Important for next Generation of Leaders
- Stewarding the Land
- Federal Support Is Essential for Cleaner Waterways
- Photo of the Week: High Tide Nourishment
- Rep. Taylor On Our Side
- One Amazing Week and the next 50 Years
- Claw and Order: How Are the Crabs Doing?
- Anglers for Clean Water Stories
- Clean Water Stories
- Earth Day
- Education Success Stories
- Farmer Success Stories
- Locally Grown
- Photo of the Week
- Slowing the Flow
- State of the Bay
- Student Leadership
- This Week in the Watershed
- Water Quality
- What's Bill Seeing in the Field?
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