Save the Bay Blog

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!

  • Photo of the Week: On Jones Pond

    December 10, 2018

    Virginia's Caledon State Park is a National Natural Landmark known for its old-growth oak-tulip poplar forest and prime habitat for bald eagles along the Potomac River.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Bivalve Blues

    December 7, 2018

    During the rush of Thanksgiving week, a critical report was released on the current and future state of oysters in Maryland. And it didn’t bring good news.

  • Growing up Green in Goochland, Virginia

    December 6, 2018

    Elementary students become environmental stewards through outdoor learning.

  • This Month on the Bay: Buffleheads and a Winter Miracle

    December 5, 2018

    From Northern Canadian forests to the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, Buffleheads are back for winter.

  • Making History in 2018

    December 4, 2018

    Right in our own backyard, the world's greatest environmental recovery is taking place. And that is in no small part thanks to you.

  • Photo of the Week: We Send Greetings!

    December 3, 2018

    A beautiful day at Hughlett Point Nature Preserve was made even nicer by a huge flock of pelicans arriving, a waving crab, and fishing for over 2 hours!

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Coldest Ever

    November 30, 2018

    Many of us are still regaining feeling in our toes and ears.

  • Defining the Chesapeake

    November 28, 2018

    Exploring the rich Native American history that is intrinsic to our region’s identity.

  • Photo of the Week: White Out

    November 26, 2018

    A great egret enjoys a quiet early November morning along the shore at Chub Lake, in Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Our Greatest Fears

    November 21, 2018

    Monday's presentation confirmed some of our greatest fears about the Bay’s oyster population. The results found that Maryland’s oyster population declined by more than half from around 600 million market size oysters in 1999 to less than 300 million in early 2018.

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