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!

  • We're Half Way There: Glenn and Arlene Reid

    December 5, 2017

    The newborn calf was in trouble. It was born on a steep hillside, and every time the calf would try to get up his mother would nudge him and knock him down.

  • Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Tradition

    December 4, 2017

    After familiarizing ourselves with CBF's oyster gardening restoration efforts, we decided to purchase 1000 seed oysters designed for consumption.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Remarkable Day of Giving

    December 1, 2017

    In what's becoming an annual tradition, a motley crew of brave (or crazy?) CBF staffers plunged into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay for the third consecutive year as a thank you to the hundreds of generous CBF members who gave on Giving Tuesday.

  • Grateful Dead-Zone: Thank You for Not Growing

    November 30, 2017

    Will the real hypoxia (aka "dead zone") results please stand up?

  • Now's Not the Time for EPA to Repeal Rule Reducing Carbon Emissions

    November 29, 2017

    As promised, the Trump administration has acted to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama era rule aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

  • Investing in Clean Water for Carlisle

    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.

  • Thanksgiving on the Bay

    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.

  • Photo of the Week: With the Crickets and the Frogs

    November 20, 2017

    This photo was taken at Carpenters Beach in Calvert County, MD, a small creek that flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Bunker Battle Continues

    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.

  • On Third Anniversary, CBF's Brock Environmental Center Inspires

    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.

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