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: 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.

  • Photo of the Week: Blackwater

    November 19, 2018

    The Eastern Shore's Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1933 as a waterfowl sanctuary for birds migrating along the critical migration highway called the Atlantic Flyway.

  • This Week in the Watershed: 7 Tips for a Bay-Friendly Thanksgiving

    November 16, 2018

    It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As you prepare for the annual feast with family and friends, there are things you can do to help save the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • The Original Thanksgiving Dinner Reimagined

    November 15, 2018

    We can only imagine the bounty the Bay could have provided the first Thanksgiving participants, just a decade removed from Captain John Smith’s first voyage up the Chesapeake.

  • Pesky Leaves on Your Perfect Lawn? We've Got You Covered

    November 14, 2018

    Autumn is here! Make sure you take care of your leaves the Bay-friendly way.

  • Harry Lester: Use Nature-Based Solutions to Address Flooding

    November 13, 2018

    With his recent executive order, Gov. Ralph Northam wisely directed the commonwealth to prepare for the inevitable impacts of climate change.

  • Photo of the Week: Chester River Tall Ships

    November 12, 2018

    Imagine how pristine the Chesapeake Bay and it's rivers were when these historic tall ships sailed it's waters in the 1600s!

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Ripple Effect

    November 9, 2018

    We face numerous issues cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. And these issues are interconnected.

  • This Week's Election

    November 8, 2018

    Many are asking what Tuesday's election will mean for the Bay. Our staff are assessing the new political landscape and the opportunities and challenges that may lie ahead.

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