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  • Sharks in the Bay?!

    August 14, 2018

    A recent shark catch in southern Maryland waters has launched a flurry of questions across the region. CBF's Doug Myers tells us what we need to know.

  • Three Things Chesapeake Restoration Leaders Need to Do

    August 6, 2018

    There is no doubt that the Bay was an ugly sight last week. It was a stark reminder of the damage that is caused by heavy rains.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Torrent of Trash

    August 3, 2018

    The health of our local waterways and the Bay is often hidden below the surface. But other times, water quality is in plain sight.

  • Frequent Dolphin Sightings Reveal a Rebounding Bay

    August 1, 2018

    Bottlenose dolphin sightings are delighting both citizens and scientists alike, as unprecedented scores of these marine mammals have been spotted in the Bay's waters this spring and summer.

  • Sharks: Any Fin Goes?

    July 27, 2018

    In honor of Shark Week, check out our quick shark facts and learn what to do when you see one on the Chesapeake Bay!

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Bay Mutiny

    July 20, 2018

    In 1608, during the first exploration of the Chesapeake Bay by European settlers, it was Captain John Smith who led the way. Of the countless voyages throughout this national treasure since, it's a safe bet that most had a captain.

  • Baby Osprey's Starring Role on Webcam

    July 19, 2018

    We have a new addition to the CBF family in the form of a baby osprey hatched on July 2, 2018, and viewable on our osprey cam!

  • Seahorse Rescue on Chic's Beach

    July 14, 2018

    The Brandis family, Scharver sisters, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation last week rescued 10 seahorses stranded on Chic’s Beach in Hampton Roads.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Blessing and a Curse

    July 13, 2018

    The recent hot and sunny weather throughout the watershed has blessed many of us with picturesque days to swim, fish, or work in our gardens. But this weather isn’t a blessing to some.

  • This Month on the Bay: Life in an Eelgrass Bed

    July 11, 2018

    If oyster reefs are the Chesapeake's equivalents to corals, underwater grass beds are our rain forests.

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