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  • Fones Cliffs Fauna

    March 27, 2018

    There are few places like Fones Cliffs left in the Bay watershed.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Recognizing Success

    March 23, 2018

    In Washington’s polarized atmosphere, issues finding bipartisan support are few and far between. But as the recent FY18 budget reveals, partisanship is often cast aside when clean water is at stake.

  • We're Half Way There: Smithfield Farm

    March 21, 2018

    (Berryville, VA)—Forrest Pritchard's life changed in 1996 when he became "farmer in chief" of his family farm.

  • Congress, Please Save the Day by Saving the Chesapeake Bay

    March 20, 2018

    Ten years ago, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners issued notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over its failure to enforce the Clean Water Act.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Picture Perfect

    March 16, 2018

    For many of us here at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Bay is the most beautiful place on earth. Perhaps many of us feel that way thanks to our annual photo contest.

  • Taxpayers Fund What Nature Does for Free

    March 15, 2018

    Charles County taxpayers are spending millions to reduce a type of water pollution that forests filter for free.

  • 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.

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