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  • This Week in the Watershed

    May 6, 2016

    Amidst a deluge of rainy days like we are currently experiencing, local flooding often ensues.

  • Runners, Take Your Mark!

    May 5, 2016

    This November, 25,000 people from across the country will participate in an historic event—the third annual Across the Bay 10K Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run!

  • A Park Manager Looks Back on 27 Clean the Bay Days

    May 4, 2016

    In the spring of 1989, 16-year-old Cameron Swain went on an outing with her family in Hampton Roads to pick up trash on a beach. As a teenager, she didn't realize that the small informal cleanup would become the first everClean the Bay Day, now going stronger than ever as it enters its 28th year.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Gravel Springs Farms

    April 29, 2016

    The story of Gravel Springs Farms is of a driven young couple--Paul and Emma Sorenson--who wanted to make a difference in the lives of others.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    April 29, 2016

    Today we want to take a moment to celebrate some unsung heroes of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

  • Clean Water Counts Is the Message at CBF Reception in York County

    April 26, 2016

    Concern for clean water in York County was at high tide when legislators, business leaders, and other guests gathered at the John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville for a reception sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) Pennsylvania office.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    April 22, 2016

    Happy Earth Day! As we have said many times, we believe that every day ought to be Earth Day.

  • Going Above and Beyond for Oysters

    April 21, 2016

    Fred Millhiser didn't expect to spend retirement hauling oyster shell. However, for the past four years, the former government employee has done just that.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Birds Eye View Farm

    April 20, 2016

    Our featured farmer this month manages a unique operation inWorcester County, Maryland. Carole Morison, co-owner of Birds Eye View Farm in Pocomoke City has spent years speaking out against the big chicken companies who dominate the food industry and the landscape.

  • Filtering through the 2016 Maryland General Assembly

    April 20, 2016

    This year's Maryland General Assembly session was as expansive and varied as the Chesapeake watershed itself, covering the land, water, and air of this vast watershed we share.

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