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  • Scott Harper, Veteran Environmental Journalist, to Find Final Rest in Chesapeake Bay Eternal Reef

    April 28, 2014

    When respected and beloved environmental journalist Scott Harper passed away last fall after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his family decided the best way to honor him was to cast his cremated remains in a reef ball and place it in Chesapeake Bay waters to aid in the Bay's oyster restoration efforts.

  • CBF Issues a Statement on New Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of the Blueprint

    April 22, 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the filing of two amicus briefs supporting EPA's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and state implementation plans, together known at the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • PAPCO Pledges $50,000 Gift for CBF'S Brock Environmental Center

    April 21, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announced today that PAPCO, a Virginia Beach-based marketer and distributor of refined fuels, lubricants, and other energy products and services, has pledged a $50,000 gift for CBF's Brock Environmental Center, now under construction at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach.

  • Shore groups launch campaign to educate local candidates, public

    April 14, 2014

    A partnership of 12 Eastern Shore and regional conservation groups today launched a campaign to educate candidates for local offices, as well as their constitutents, about necessary steps toward clean water on the Shore.

  • 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.

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