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 Two windmills flank CBF's Brock Environmental Center. They are one source of power for the LEED Platinum building. Photo by Deanna Brusa/CBF StaffPress Release

August 7, 2015

Mayor Breaks Ground on Vacant Lot Restoration Program

(BALTIMORE, MD)—The Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin helped break ground today on a project that will turn an unsightly vacant lot on Riggs Avenue in the Bridgeview/Greenlawn community of West Baltimore into a pocket park for the neighborhood. Read More

Photo by Tom Zolper/CBF Staff

Press Release

July 30, 2015

Brock Environmental Center Earns Top Green Building Stamp

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach has achieved the U.S. Green Building Council's top designation, LEED Platinum, for its cutting-edge energy- and water- efficient features. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, sets standards worldwide for green building practices. Platinum is the highest LEED designation. Read More

Press Release

July 30, 2015

CBF Issues Statement on Improvements in Bay Grasses

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Beth McGee, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Senior Water Quality Scientist, issued this statement following the Bay Program's release of underwater grass acreage in 2014. Read More

 

CBF In the News

August 30, 2015

Time to Walk the Walk on Clean Waters

(Bay Journal News Service)—Kim Coble, CBF VP of Environmental Protection and Restoration, writes, "At this year's annual meeting of the Chesapeake Bay Program leadership, there was much talk about the importance of restoring local rivers, streams and the Chesapeake Bay, but a shortage of commitment to specific actions that will get Bay restoration back on track. And it is clearly off track." Read More

CBF In the News

August 23, 2015

Md. Teachers Get Schooled in the Environment at the Chesapeake Bay

(Washington Post)—For 18 Maryland teachers - and more than 225 others before them - the week of environmental immersion along the Maryland shore in August was geared toward a lofty-sounding goal: that Maryland students graduate with environmental literacy...The training for both science and social studies teachers comes as one of a number of efforts to help school systems meet the goal. It was provided by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science as part of their work with the Maryland Environmental Literacy Partnership, which includes key state, federal, university and local partners. Read More

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Brock Center Tour Schedule

Come explore CBF's Brock Environmental Center and learn about one of the most energy efficient and environmentally smart buildings in the world!

Visit our tour page to view the current public tour schedule or get information for setting up a private tour.


Upcoming Events

Oyster Shell Shaking (MD)
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

RIVER-Fest 2015 (VA)
Sat, 12 Sep 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

VoiCeS (Richmond Area)
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wetland Planting - Patuxent River Watershed (MD)
Sat, 19 Sep 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM



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Latest from the Clagett Farm blog
August 26, 2015

This Week's Share: Summer Produce Continues

This week's photo was sent in from farmer Carrie, showing a monarch caterpillar munching on some of the farm's milkweek. Get your photo featured here by emailing it to us or by using the hashtag #ClagettFarm if you share your photos on Instagram! UPCOMING EVENTS We have two fall events that are...

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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY

Episode #11
Clean Water Counts
August 18, 2015

CBF President Will Baker talks with CBF's Pennsylania Executive Director Harry Campbell about what's needed to get the Commonwealth on track to meet the pollution-reduction goals of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint. A plan has been in place, and regulations are on the books. What's lacking is implementation and enforcement.


Episode #10
This is Personal
August 4, 2015

As we approach the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's 50th anniversary and the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint's halfway point, CBF President Will Baker reflects on decades of leading the charge for a saved Bay.


Listen to more on our Podcast page

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