September 18, 2018
Across the country, harmful algal blooms are making headlines by poisoning waterways, killing fish, and threatening our health.
September 17, 2018
Observing Hughlett Point Nature Preserve tidal pools in Northumberland County, Virginia.
September 14, 2018
All eyes are south of the Bay watershed this week, as Hurricane Florence barrels towards the Carolinas. The storm is predicted to cause billions of dollars in damage, with historic flooding and devastating storm surge forecast.
September 13, 2018
A lifelong Chesapeake waterman, father of nine, World War II vet, teacher, carpenter, farmer, and husband, Nat Jones life is nothing if not rich.
September 12, 2018
As Hurricane Florence barrels toward landfall along the Carolina coast, local areas in the Chesapeake region are readying for strong winds and considerable flooding.
September 11, 2018
There's no denying that I have a greater interest in the happenings in the Pennsylvania State House than my fellow 17 year-olds. But as a member of Pennsylvania's Student Leadership Council, I understand the value of clean water to the Commonwealth and recognize the influence the halls of government in Harrisburg have on our rivers and streams.
September 10, 2018
Sunset captured on an evening walk at Terrapin Beach Park, Maryland.
September 7, 2018
The Keystone State is renowned for its abundance of beautiful rivers, streams, and creeks. But roughly 19,000 miles of Keystone State rivers and streams are polluted. And one of its native critters is suffering.
September 4, 2018
Beautifully dramatic sky as a storm approaches Spaniards Point on the Chester River in Maryland.
August 31, 2018
As we wrote last year at this time, there is no shortage of opportunities to join us in the field, on the water, or in the classroom this fall.
August 29, 2018
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation opposes the proposal being discussed by St. Mary's County commissioners to institute an 18-month moratorium preventing oyster aquaculture farmers from using docks in the county.
August 28, 2018
It's difficult growing up a crab. Cold winters, predators, dead zones, vanishing habitat — these are just some of the threats a young crustacean faces. And now, a plan by the Trump administration to open the Atlantic seaboard to oil and gas exploration and drilling could upset the already precarious life cycle of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab.
August 27, 2018
Tree buffer planting along farms abutting watershed rivers help absorb nitrogen runoff.
August 24, 2018
Tidal Fresh sounds like an oxymoron. If a waterway is tidal, its bottom must be below sea level and open to the ocean, so it should be salty. Right? Nope.
August 23, 2018
This is a critical time for bay restoration. At the halfway point between 2010 and 2025 the question is: Are we on track?
August 22, 2018
Last July, 10 farmers from the base of Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains in Bedford County spent an eye-opening weekend on islands in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay during CBF's latest Farmers to the Bay excursion.
August 21, 2018
Recent months have deluged Virginians with storms and heavy rainfall, causing flooded roads, washed-out embankments, and mudslides. In the case of Mountain Valley Pipeline construction, these summer storms triggered extensive damage to Virginia's rivers and streams.
August 20, 2018
Just one of the many nature viewing opportunities in Belle Isle State Park, Lancaster County, Virginia.
August 17, 2018
For more than 40 years, CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams has explored the many waterways in the Chesapeake Bay, particularly his home Severn River. And despite all that time on the water, he often says, "Every time I go out on my river, I learn something new."
August 15, 2018
Hi, I'm Lisa Feldt, the new vice president of the Environmental Protection and Restoration department at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. I'd like to share a little of my story.
August 14, 2018
A recent shark catch in southern Maryland waters has launched a flurry of questions across the region. CBF's Doug Myers tells us what we need to know.
August 6, 2018
There is no doubt that the Bay was an ugly sight last week. It was a stark reminder of the damage that is caused by heavy rains.
August 6, 2018
Morning sunrise over the Chestertown Marina docks on the Chester River in Maryland.
August 3, 2018
The health of our local waterways and the Bay is often hidden below the surface. But other times, water quality is in plain sight.
August 1, 2018
Bottlenose dolphin sightings are delighting both citizens and scientists alike, as unprecedented scores of these marine mammals have been spotted in the Bay's waters this spring and summer.
Save the Bay Blog - 2018
- 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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