November 17, 2017
The message was loud, clear, and nearly unanimous. More than 127,000 individuals submitted comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and when they were tallied, a resounding 99.6 percent were in support of an ecosystem-based approach to menhaden management.
November 16, 2017
As the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Brock Environmental Center marks its third year, the building continues to surpass expectations for sustainability and has become an environmental hub for the community.
November 14, 2017
In York County, the idea to create a stormwater authority is going from the feasibility stage to development of an actual business plan.
November 13, 2017
Friends, colleagues, and CBF legends Mary Tod Winchester, John Page Williams, and Bill Goldsborough got together to reflect on the Bay, CBF, and their lives’ work—all closely, even inextricably linked. Between the three of them, they have devoted more than a century to the mission of saving the Bay.
November 10, 2017
Right now, throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed, trees are exploding with color. The beautiful foliage around every corner is just one of the many benefits trees provide.
November 9, 2017
For the past five years, oysters have been growing in Baltimore's Inner Harbor through the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership–a collaboration between Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
November 7, 2017
This was taken at Palace Bar Reef, a sanctuary oyster reef where CBF planted 300 reef balls between 2010 and 2012. It’s now become a favorite fishing spot on Virginia’s Piankatank River. The ripples you see in the photo are bait fish, which attract bigger fish.
November 6, 2017
On the morning of Saturday November 4, 2017, youth from a Virginia Beach 4-H club planted 12 saplings from the historic Emancipation Oak at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach.
November 3, 2017
After last year's volatile election cycle, it's tempting to dismiss any call to the polls this season. But the Virginia gubernatorial election is only days away. And this election is critical.
October 31, 2017
I am a volunteer for the Annapolis Maritime Museum and welcome visitors from all over the world who come to see the Chesapeake Bay, hear stories of watermen, and visit the Naval Academy. I am a Navy Sailor and wherever I travel, the Chesapeake Bay will always be home.
October 30, 2017
Chase the colors of autumn on the waterways of the Chesapeake. With colors ranging from yellow through flaming red to deep purple, the best Mid-Atlantic leaf peeping is from the water.
October 27, 2017
At the foundation of all the work to save the Bay is one fundamental element–science.
October 26, 2017
Show off your Chesapeake pride with Halloween Ches-O'-Lanterns.
October 25, 2017
In September of 1983, the results of a seven-year EPA study of the Chesapeake Bay landed on our respective desks — one of us was the new administrator of EPA, recently appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and the other was the new president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
October 20, 2017
There are only a few days left to help the most important fish in the sea.
October 19, 2017
At one time, schools of menhaden in Virginia were so vast that fishermen and fishery managers thought the population was virtually inexhaustible.
October 18, 2017
As if flooding from sea-level rise isn't enough, climate change could also threaten our beloved Virginia oysters. For all of us who enjoy oysters regularly, it's no surprise that Vibrio bacteria are more likely to be an issue during warmer months.
October 17, 2017
Emma Stone, a Pennsylvania high school student, shares a journal of her experiences this summer on CBF's "50 Forward" program—a six-day summer course with that celebrated CBF's first half-century of commitment to saving the Bay and local rivers and streams, and inspired the next generation to continue those efforts.
October 16, 2017
This picture of a Northern Fence Lizard with an ant on its head was taken at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.
October 13, 2017
At first glance, emissions from a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, Indiana, or Tennessee would seem completely unrelated to the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
October 12, 2017
"Some people call 'em bunkers, some people call 'em pogies, some people menhaden; they're all the same fish."
October 10, 2017
Families in Virginia should not have to worry about their drinking water or whether in the future their children will continue to enjoy the same clean creeks and streams that we fish and swim in today.
October 10, 2017
October 9, 2017
The Bay and it's tributaries mean so much to me. I grew up on the Magothy River: it is my childhood of boats, swimming, and exploring!
October 6, 2017
The Chesapeake Bay’s number one filter feeder is not one of the first things that come to mind for most Eagle Scout projects.
Save the Bay Blog - 2017
- This Week in the Watershed: Bunker Battle Continues
- On Third Anniversary, CBF's Brock Environmental Center Inspires
- National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Makes Important Investments in Clean Water for PA
- Bay Blood
- This Week in the Watershed: Fighting for Forests
- Defying Expectations in Baltimore's Inner Harbor
- Photo of the Week: Palace Bar Reef
- Saplings from Historic Emancipation Oak Planted at Brock Environmental Center
- This Week in the Watershed: A Critical Election
- Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Sunset
- 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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