November 23, 2015
Innovative CBF Farmer Program to Expand; Higher Farm Profits, Cleaner Water Will Result
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—An innovative program that helps livestock farmers increase per-animal profits while also reducing agricultural pollution will expand in three states, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners. Read More
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November 18, 2015
CBF: The Fight Isn't over against Four Seasons Development Project
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"The Board had responsibility to protect state resources for the good of all Marylanders. Today it failed to do so. CBF will continue to fight this incompatible project with all the means at its disposal."
Alison Prost, CBF Maryland Executive Director, issued this statement following the 2-1 vote today by the Maryland Board of Public Works to approve a wetlands license for the 1,000-home Four Seasons development project along the water's edge on Kent Island. Read More
November 16, 2015
CBF Pennsylvania Earns Two Awards for Efforts to Plant Buffers, Reduce Pollution
(HARRISBURG, PA)—Restoration efforts by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to plant forested and streamside buffers in Pennsylvania have earned it accolades from two conservation groups. Read More
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CBF In the News
November 22, 2015
Oyster Expo Airs Fishery Woes
(Star Democrat)—The Oyster Expo held at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center in Easton Wednesday night, Nov. 18 was a time for the general public to learn about efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population. It also was a night when local watermen vented their frustrations over issues surrounding their livelihood. Many of the scientific and environmental organizations involved in the Choptank River Complex’s oyster restoration efforts were represented at the event organized by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Read More
CBF In the News
November 4, 2015
Maryland, Virginia Support EPA's Fight against Clean Power Plan Overturn
(WBFF)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is commending the state's decision to stand with the Environmental Protection Agency's fight against a proposed overturning of the Clean Power Plan. Read More
Giving Tuesday is December 1
We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.
Join CBF on December 1 and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.
TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
Speaking for the Fish
November 24, 2015
CBF President Will Baker talks with John Arway, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, about the health of the Susquehanna River.
Join CBF and our partners in urging Governor Wolf and DEP to push for the Lower Susquehanna River to be on DEP’s Impaired Waters list. Sign the petition.
Learn more about the Susquehanna River.
Photo © Jay Fleming/iLCP
All Hands On Deck
November 10, 2015
CBF President Will Baker talks with Dr. Don Boesch, President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, about the plan to stabilize climate change and the gains it would bring to air and water quality.
Find out more about the impact of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay.
Listen to more on our Podcast page