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  • This Week in the Watershed: A United Front

    January 19, 2018

    In our current polarized and fractured political sphere, it is extremely rare for a clear majority to agree on something. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a diverse coalition is finding common ground on one topic–clean water.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Oil Drilling Plans

    January 4, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the Trump Administration’s decision to open coastal waters to oil drilling.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Maryland Gets It Half Right in Selection of Next Rivers for Oyster Restoration

    December 15, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following the announcement Friday by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources of a "comprehensive oyster restoration plan."

  • CBF Issues Statement on Pollution Assessment

    December 14, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Following the release of the Chesapeake Bay Program's pollution assessment, Beth McGee, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued this statement.

  • 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.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Bunker Battle Continues

    November 17, 2017

    The message was loud, clear, and nearly unanimous. More than 127,000 individuals submitted comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and when they were tallied, a resounding 99.6 percent were in support of an ecosystem-based approach to menhaden management.

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