February 15, 2017
Just eleven years after Captain John Smith led the original exploration of the Chesapeake Bay, the Western Hemisphere's oldest legislative body was founded when Virginia's House of Burgesses met in 1619.
February 13, 2017
The saying goes: "It takes a village." To fully implement the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint, governments, businesses, and citizens all must do their part.
October 19, 2016
Efra�n Carcamo y sus tres hijos cruzan rocas en la orilla del r�o James en Richmond, buscando basura que la corriente dej� entre piedras y ramas.
September 28, 2016
Efrain Carcamo and his three children hop across boulders along the James River in Richmond, hunting litter lodged by the current among rocks and branches.
June 30, 2016
The beauty and unmissable ecological value of underwater grasses drives hundreds of Virginians each year to grow wild celery at home, January through June, and then plant the vegetation at restoration sites in the late spring and summer.
June 28, 2016
111,000 oysters! 3,000 perennials! 250 paddlers! Read on for all that we've accomplished in Baltimore just in the last month . . .
June 10, 2016
This week for the Chesapeake is a time not only to celebrate the beauty, bounty, and recreation the Bay provides but also to remember that the fight to save the Bay and its rivers and streams is a marathon, not a sprint.
May 4, 2016
In the spring of 1989, 16-year-old Cameron Swain went on an outing with her family in Hampton Roads to pick up trash on a beach. As a teenager, she didn't realize that the small informal cleanup would become the first everClean the Bay Day, now going stronger than ever as it enters its 28th year.
April 21, 2016
Fred Millhiser didn't expect to spend retirement hauling oyster shell. However, for the past four years, the former government employee has done just that.
March 18, 2016
It wasn't that long ago when millions of Americans crowded around their television sets and watched helplessly as millions of gallons of oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico.