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  • CBF Celebrates 35 Years Educating Students from Work Boat in Inner Harbor

    April 10, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is celebrating its 35th year using the Inner Harbor as a classroom, teaching environmental education to students from the deck of the authentic Chesapeake workboat Snow Goose.

  • Bay Foundation, Onancock Begin Work on Runoff Project

    April 8, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Town of Onancock have begun construction on a project designed to collect and treat runoff water flowing off the town hall parking lot.

  • Volunteers Sought for 26th Clean the Bay Day

    April 7, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and its partners are now recruiting volunteers for the 26th Clean the Bay Day, CBF's annual shoreline cleanup scheduled this year for Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

  • They Are Coming: Osprey Are on the Move from South America

    March 19, 2014

    The annual migration of osprey from their wintering grounds in South America is now underway, and you can track the movements of three Chesapeake Bay osprey at cbf.org/ospreymap. One of the birds, named Nick, has just started his journey toward Tangier Sound. Tango, who also resides in Tangier Sound and Woody, who will take up residence in Whitehall Bay, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, have not yet signaled their departure.

  • CBF 'Living Waters' Report Identifies Opportunities for Collaboration Between Faith, Conservation Communities

    March 18, 2014

    Participants at an interfaith "Living Waters" summit of faith, conservation, science, and policy leaders in Richmond last November identified eight areas of potential collaboration to preserve and protect streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay, according to a recent report of summit proceedings.

  • "Clean Water, Healthy Lands" Workshop Draws Large Crowd in Wysox

    February 14, 2014

    Despite frigid temperatures and a looming snowstorm, 85 farmers, state and federal conservation professionals, and others converged in Wysox, Bradford County to attend "Clean Water, Healthy Lands," a workshop and awards ceremony hosted by the Pennsylvania Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) restoration staff.

  • Bay Foundation Responds to Governor's Budget Proposal

    February 7, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today issued the following statement from Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell in response to Governor Corbett's 2014-15 budget proposal:

  • CBF to Conowingo Regulator: New License Must Require Dam Owner to Address Sediment Build-Up, Improve Fish Passage

    January 31, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today insisted in formal comments that any new license for the operation of the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River require the dam�s owner to reduce the risk of sediment and nutrient pollution releases, and to improve passage for migratory fish.

  • Bay Foundation Testifies Before State House Committee on the Importance of Streamside Forests Toward Clean Water Goals

    January 29, 2014

    Earlier today Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) testified before the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee to stress the importance of streamside forested buffers as a means for improving and protecting the Commonwealth's most sensitive and pristine waterways.

  • New Report Assesses the Damage Caused by Urban/Suburban Runoff, Calls for Action

    January 20, 2014

    With the challenge of reducing urban and suburban runoff at the forefront of discussions at all levels of government, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today released a new report: Polluted Runoff: How Investing in Runoff Pollution Control Systems Improves the Region's Ecology, Economy, and Health. The purpose of this report is to shed light on the problem, debunk myths around the costs of solutions, and call for actions to be taken that will reduce the damage of polluted runoff.

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