Save the Bay Blog December 2017

  • CBF's Most Popular Facebook Posts of 2017

    December 29, 2017

    Take a look back at our most popular Facebook posts of 2017.

  • Return to the Bennett Farm

    December 28, 2017

    State and local elected and conservation officials converged on Toad Hollow Road in Susquehanna County bearing congratulations and keen interest in seeing the Bennett Farm for themselves.

  • Photo of the Week: School of Cownose Rays

    December 27, 2017

    When I think of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, I think of "getting away from it all."

  • This Week in the Watershed: 2017 in Review

    December 22, 2017

    2017 was a year of milestones. Celebrating our 50th year of working to save the Bay, with incredible support from our members, CBF accomplished an awful lot.

  • Exelon’s Share for Mitigation on the Conowingo Dam

    December 21, 2017

    The Conowingo Dam 20 miles north of the mouth of the Susquehanna River has been the focus of scientific scrutiny and concern since the 1990s, and public worry for the past five years.

  • Happy Holidays!

    December 20, 2017

    The dawning of the New Year is a time to focus on our goals with renewed energy and resolve. At the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, we look toward 2018 as a time to work even more vigilantly for healthy rivers, clean streams, and a restored Chesapeake Bay.

  • This Month on the Bay: December

    December 19, 2017

    There’s a piece of beach in front of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s headquarters where an East wind pushes waves onto a sand bar. In the Fall of the year, those waves concentrate baitfish.

  • Photo of the Week: Oyster Party

    December 18, 2017

    The Chesapeake Bay is the life of this area!

  • This Week in the Watershed: Healthy Communities, Healthy Bay

    December 15, 2017

    It's no coincidence that what's good for water quality is often good for public health. And in Baltimore, one facility stands in the way of both.

  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invests in Clean Water Across PA

    December 7, 2017

    Investments from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and matching contributions offer key support for York County’s efforts to reduce polluted runoff and manage stormwater.

  • Charlottesville Invests in a Cleaner Rivanna River

    December 6, 2017

    CBF volunteer, Doug DeGood details the clean water benefits of a new wastewater facility at Moores Creek in Charlottesville, VA.

  • We're Half Way There: Glenn and Arlene Reid

    December 5, 2017

    The newborn calf was in trouble. It was born on a steep hillside, and every time the calf would try to get up his mother would nudge him and knock him down.

  • Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Tradition

    December 4, 2017

    After familiarizing ourselves with CBF's oyster gardening restoration efforts, we decided to purchase 1000 seed oysters designed for consumption.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Remarkable Day of Giving

    December 1, 2017

    In what's becoming an annual tradition, a motley crew of brave (or crazy?) CBF staffers plunged into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay for the third consecutive year as a thank you to the hundreds of generous CBF members who gave on Giving Tuesday.




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