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  • Anglers for Clean Water: John Bello

    March 14, 2018

    Like many of us "of a certain age," John Bello cut his angling teeth as a boy, with his father and an uncle bottom-fishing bait on oyster reefs for white perch, spot, croakers, and gray trout.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Ruth Ann's Garden Style Beef

    March 13, 2018

    Steve and Ruth Ann Derrenbacher are the third generation to own and operate their 140-acre family farm in Woodsboro, Maryland.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Best in the World

    March 9, 2018

    "Why the Chesapeake Bay is the best in the world." That's the headline emblazoned atop an editorial this week in the Washington Post.

  • Virginia Advocates Storm Capitol Hill

    March 7, 2018

    Last week, over 20 outstanding volunteers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia ditched their waders and headed to Washington, D.C. to meet with their representatives and discuss all the great projects the Chesapeake Bay Program supports in their districts.

  • MD's Forest Conservation Act Need to Be Revisited

    March 6, 2018

    Forest destruction in Maryland is a major concern of the state legislature this year and with good reason.

  • This Week in the Watershed: An Oyster Moon Race

    March 2, 2018

    Bold, ambitious, and audacious goals are usually met with one of two reactions—incredulity or inspiration.

  • President Trump’s Budget Does Not Support Clean Water

    February 27, 2018

    President Trump ‘s budget does not support clean water. How else to interpret his budget proposal for next year which cuts 90 percent of the funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program, and funding for other clean-water programs around the country?

  • Announcing the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance

    February 26, 2018

    Just this morning, more than 30 community groups, oyster growers, universities, and non-profits came together to commit to a goal of adding 10 billion water-filtering oysters to the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Acting Out

    February 23, 2018

    To save the Bay, accepting the status quo is often not an option.

  • Black Heroes of the Bay

    February 22, 2018

    In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate five heroes of the Bay who continue to inspire us every day with their deep connection to and passion for the Chesapeake.

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