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.
Save the Bay Blog December 2016
- Set Higher Water Standards to Keep Virginia's Waterways Clean
- Photo of the Week: Tidal Pool Secrets
- This Week in the Watershed: Rain Repercussions
- Chesapeake Born
- Already Water-Logged, Chesapeake Braces for Florence and More Rain
- A Call to Action for Hellbenders and Trees
- Photo of the Week: Beautiful Kent Island Sunset
- This Week in the Watershed: Hellbent on Clean Water
- Photo of the Week: Storm Approaching
- This Week in the Watershed: Another Chain of Events
- 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 Month on the Bay
- This Week in the Watershed
- Water Quality
- What's Bill Seeing in the Field?
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