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  • Getting to Know the James River

    October 27, 2016

    Earlier this week, about 15 leaders in Central Virginia's Hispanic community and their families spent a sunny fall afternoon on the James River with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

  • CBF Building Exhibits a Resilient Future

    October 26, 2016

    As we increasingly grapple with the effects of climate change, the Brock Center shines brightly as a solution.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Growing Source of Pollution

    October 21, 2016

    Seventeen million. That's the number of people living in the Chesapeake Bay region. This presents a natural obstacle to clean water, most notably in efforts to reduce polluted runoff.

  • Cuidando los R�os

    October 19, 2016

    Efra�n Carcamo y sus tres hijos cruzan rocas en la orilla del r�o James en Richmond, buscando basura que la corriente dej� entre piedras y ramas.

  • This Week in the Watershed: One Giant Crab

    October 14, 2016

    From dolphins, to sharks, to manatees, the Bay is always full of surprises. This week revealed yet another, as a gigantic blue crab was caught and released on a CBF education trip.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Major Investment

    October 7, 2016

    Plenty of plans to save the Bay and its rivers and streams have been made in the past, but good intentions devoid of action left us in a vicious circle of empty words and dirty water.

  • Slowing the Flow: Fixing Flooding with Gardens and Wetlands

    October 5, 2016

    The three houses probably should never have been built on the low swampy ground in the James Terrace neighborhood in Williamsburg.

  • Healing Waters

    September 28, 2016

    Efrain Carcamo and his three children hop across boulders along the James River in Richmond, hunting litter lodged by the current among rocks and branches.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    September 23, 2016

    It's no secret that the condition of the Chesapeake Bay is a far cry from when Captain John Smith first explored its fruitful waters in the 1600s.

  • Targeted Funding to These Important Pennsylvania Counties Is Key to Cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay

    September 21, 2016

    Pennsylvania is significantly behind in meeting its clean water commitments, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has identified the five counties that contribute the most pollution from agriculture and that would return the greatest reductions for new restoration dollars.

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