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  • 90-Year-Old Volunteer to Save the Bay

    March 28, 2017

    Though Walter Zadan recently celebrated his 90th birthday, the Williamsburg resident keeps up a schedule that is unusual for a nonagenarian.

  • Yard Make-Over at No Cost

    March 17, 2017

    Residents of Cambridge, this spring you can win an unusual prize: a yard make-over at no cost.

  • Three Examples Show How Ripples Can Become Waves to Save the Bay

    February 13, 2017

    The saying goes: "It takes a village." To fully implement the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint, governments, businesses, and citizens all must do their part.

  • What We're Reading This Summer

    July 18, 2016

    So for the second year in a row, we asked some avid readers across CBF what some of their favorite summertime books are. Here's what they had to say:

  • Another Outrageous Attack on Clean Water and the Champions Who Stood up to It

    July 14, 2016

    Just this week another outrageous attempt to undermine the historic Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint rose, this time in the halls of Congress.

  • Underwater Beauty

    June 30, 2016

    The beauty and unmissable ecological value of underwater grasses drives hundreds of Virginians each year to grow wild celery at home, January through June, and then plant the vegetation at restoration sites in the late spring and summer.

  • The Importance of Clean Water to Herd Health

    June 22, 2016

    On his first week on the job as a veterinarian back in 1993, Scott Nordstrom treated a case that would stick with him the rest of his life.

  • 6,000 Virginians Giving Back to the Bay

    June 6, 2016

  • Farmer Spotlight: Sassafras Creek Farm

    May 27, 2016

    In honor of Military Appreciation Month, today's story features military couple David and Jennifer Paulk who went from serving our country to now serving our community.

  • Teachers on the Bay

    May 26, 2016

    Last summer, I participated in CBF's Chesapeake Classrooms course, Teachers on the Bay, thanks to a scholarship from the Garden Club of the Northern Neck.

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Summertime Fishing

    May 18, 2016

    We were fishing a 12-14-foot-deep restoration oyster reef near the U.S. Naval Academy. This particular reef, an underwater point jutting out into the channel, is an example of where oysters thrive.

  • A Park Manager Looks Back on 27 Clean the Bay Days

    May 4, 2016

    In the spring of 1989, 16-year-old Cameron Swain went on an outing with her family in Hampton Roads to pick up trash on a beach. As a teenager, she didn't realize that the small informal cleanup would become the first everClean the Bay Day, now going stronger than ever as it enters its 28th year.

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