CBF's Save the Bay Blog features a range of informative, engaging, and hopeful stories about CBF, our work, and conservation issues of the moment. Read on!
November 22, 2017
When the former International Automotive Components factory site along Fairground Avenue in Carlisle is redeveloped into commercial and residential properties, a hotel, and a restaurant, the Carlisle Urban Stormwater Park will protect the vulnerable LeTort Spring Run from polluted runoff.
November 21, 2017
This Thursday, in a tradition 28 years in the making, I will be feasting on Chesapeake oysters and sipping Bloody Marys with family and friends while overlooking my favorite place in the world—Fishing Bay in Deltaville, Virginia.
November 20, 2017
This photo was taken at Carpenters Beach in Calvert County, MD, a small creek that flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay.
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.