Water Quality

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Bay-Saving Momentum

    January 12, 2018

    Watch any sporting event long enough and eventually you’ll see an invisible but palpable force seize control of the game.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Open Book Farm

    January 10, 2018

    Nestled contently in Maryland's Middletown Valley lies Open Book Farm. Originally owned by a family that possessed the land since the Revolutionary War, the farm is now trusted to the caring hands of Mary Kathryn (MK) and Andrew Barnet.

  • This Week in the Watershed: An Unjustifiable Risk

    January 5, 2018

    Magic happens when fresh and salt water collide. Life explodes in estuaries, as they are some of the most productive ecosystems in the world. We witness this every day in the Chesapeake Bay, North America’s largest estuary.

  • Thank You and Happy New Year!

    January 2, 2018

    2017! It was the best of times. And it was the worst of times.

  • Return to the Bennett Farm

    December 28, 2017

    State and local elected and conservation officials converged on Toad Hollow Road in Susquehanna County bearing congratulations and keen interest in seeing the Bennett Farm for themselves.

  • This Week in the Watershed: 2017 in Review

    December 22, 2017

    2017 was a year of milestones. Celebrating our 50th year of working to save the Bay, with incredible support from our members, CBF accomplished an awful lot.

  • Exelon’s Share for Mitigation on the Conowingo Dam

    December 21, 2017

    The Conowingo Dam 20 miles north of the mouth of the Susquehanna River has been the focus of scientific scrutiny and concern since the 1990s, and public worry for the past five years.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Healthy Communities, Healthy Bay

    December 15, 2017

    It's no coincidence that what's good for water quality is often good for public health. And in Baltimore, one facility stands in the way of both.

  • Charlottesville Invests in a Cleaner Rivanna River

    December 6, 2017

    CBF volunteer, Doug DeGood details the clean water benefits of a new wastewater facility at Moores Creek in Charlottesville, VA.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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