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  • Infrastructure Innovation

    January 19, 2017

    Don't Dump: Chesapeake Bay Drainage! When these words started showing up painted on storm drains in the early 1990s, it was easy to visualize the effects of oil and trash rushing directly down drain pipes to Bay tributaries.

  • Slowing the Flow: Miles of Streams Renewed in Fairfax County

    January 17, 2017

    Given that more than one million people call Fairfax County home, there are plenty of homes, roads, and parking lots in this suburban Northern Virginia county.

  • Streams and Students in Pennsylvania

    January 11, 2017

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation educators Tom Parke and Emily Thorpe took advantage of an unseasonably warm winter day in Pennsylvania, to wash life vests, check canoes for needed repairs, and reflect on the Susquehanna Watershed Environmental Education Program's (SWEEP) 26th year of connecting students with their local waterways.

  • What You Can Do about Flooding

    January 10, 2017

    Sea level rise is occurring on such a massive scale that it's easy to feel that there's nothing we can do as individuals. But there are steps you can take at home to alleviate flooding due to rainfall, a big part of the problem here.

  • Cultivating Creativity for the Bay

    January 4, 2017

    Pablo Picasso once said, "every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." All of us are inherently creative, but like most skills, creativity requires cultivation, nurturing, and most importantly, practice.

  • Top 5 Facebook Posts of 2016

    December 28, 2016

    From shark sightings (yes, really!) to Supreme Court wins to increasing blue crab numbers, 2016 has been quite the year for the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • This Week in the Watershed: 2016 in Review

    December 23, 2016

    It's hard to believe, but 2016 is coming to a close. Time flies when you're saving the Bay, and thanks to the incredible support of our members, CBF accomplished an awful lot.

  • What's Bill Seeing in the Field: Forster's Terns

    December 22, 2016

    Forster's terns appear to be staging for their fall migration in late November.

  • We're Halfway There: Coyner Farm

    December 21, 2016

    Ever since George and Ruth Coyner fenced their cows out of the streams on their farm in 2005, they've seen great benefits for their herd.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Relishing the Benefits

    December 16, 2016

    One of the beautiful things about efforts to improve the environment is they so often come with additional benefits.

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