The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Blog features a range of informative, engaging, and hopeful stories about CBF, our work, and conservation issues of the moment. Read on!
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.