Videos

  • Back to Baysics: Eastern Hellbender Salamander

    Snot otter, devil dog, mud-devil. No matter the endearing nickname, eastern hellbenders are vanishing from the Chesapeake Bay watershed, particularly in their primary habitats in the Pennsylvania region. Learn more in this edition of Back to Baysics.

  • Live at CBF's Oyster Restoration Center for #50Forward

    We're live here at CBF's oyster restoration center in Shady Side, MD with students participating in our #50Forward program

  • Live on the Potomac River for #50Forward

    We're trawling on the Potomac River for #50Forward

  • Greening Diplomacy for the Bay

    In June 2017, 15 embassies and foreign missions joined CBF to plant underwater grasses along the Potomac River in Virginia. The embassies and foreign missions spent the previous six months growing the grasses in an effort to help to restore the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Listen to the swimmers; invest in the Chesapeake‚Äôs health

    Open-water swimming in the Chesapeake is the hottest new sport. Swimmers have noticed the cleaner water in recent years. But they are worried the federal government may sharply cut back investments in the Bay just as it is showing so much improvement.

  • Back to Baysics: Five Things You Didn't Know About the Bay

    In honor of Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week, we're sharing five interesting facts about the Bay watershed that might surprise you.

  • Back to Baysics: Underwater Grasses

    Why are underwater grasses so important? What do they tell us about the Chesapeake Bay? Find out in this edition of Back to Baysics.

  • James River Runoff

    The James River in Richmond overflowed its banks after heavy rain washed huge amounts of dirt and pollutants into the current. Clear, clean water turned the color of chocolate milk. Even days after the storm the surge continues as runoff flows 200 miles downstream from the headwaters.

  • Goslings Depart Unusually High Nest

    Less than 24-hours after hatching, six goslings follow their parents to the ground on 5/8/2017. All survived the 35 foot plunge off an osprey platform at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters in Annapolis.

  • Clean the Bay Day Zone Captain Training

    Ever year more than 6,000 volunteers across Virginia come together on the first Saturday in June to pick up trash from beaches, rivers, streams, and parks on Clean the Bay Day. Watch this video to learn the basics of becoming a Zone Captain to lead your own Clean the Bay Day site!

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