Save the Bay Blog - 2017

  • 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.

  • Clean Water Remains a Priority

    February 9, 2017

    If you talk to longtime residents of Hampton Roads, you will hear stories about how waterways are starting to show signs that they may be on the mend.

  • Photo of the Week: Late January Snow Along the Bay

    February 6, 2017

    Almost every day I walk down to the beach and take pictures of the amazing sunrise.

  • Photo of the Week: Winter on the Chesapeake

    January 23, 2017

    The Bay has always been a part of who I am.

  • Infrastructure Innovation

    January 19, 2017

    Don't Dump: Chesapeake Bay Drainage! When these words started showing up painted on storm drains in the early 1990s, it was easy to visualize the effects of oil and trash rushing directly down drain pipes to Bay tributaries.

  • Slowing the Flow: Miles of Streams Renewed in Fairfax County

    January 17, 2017

    Given that more than one million people call Fairfax County home, there are plenty of homes, roads, and parking lots in this suburban Northern Virginia county.

  • Streams and Students in Pennsylvania

    January 11, 2017

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation educators Tom Parke and Emily Thorpe took advantage of an unseasonably warm winter day in Pennsylvania, to wash life vests, check canoes for needed repairs, and reflect on the Susquehanna Watershed Environmental Education Program's (SWEEP) 26th year of connecting students with their local waterways.

  • What You Can Do about Flooding

    January 10, 2017

    Sea level rise is occurring on such a massive scale that it's easy to feel that there's nothing we can do as individuals. But there are steps you can take at home to alleviate flooding due to rainfall, a big part of the problem here.

  • Photo of the Week: Snowy Chesapeake Days

    January 9, 2017

    This photo was take January 24, 2016, after the blizzard. It shows two Adirondack Chairs covered in snow.

  • Cultivating Creativity for the Bay

    January 4, 2017

    Pablo Picasso once said, "every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." All of us are inherently creative, but like most skills, creativity requires cultivation, nurturing, and most importantly, practice.

  • Photo of the Week: Changing Seasons

    January 3, 2017

    Beautiful sunrise on Plum Point Beach. I drive by this barn every day and have taken so many pictures of it . . . it just never gets old.

  • Photo of the Week: Giving the Sunrise a Hand

    Early morning sunrise on the shore of Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve in Northumberland County, Virginia.

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