September 2, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is now accepting applications for its popular adult education course, VoiCeS (Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards), which will run Tuesday evenings from October 7 through November 18, 2014, in Charlottesville.
August 29, 2014
The public is invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, to tour a beautiful rain garden filled with native plants helping protect water quality in local streams at Bundoran Farm in Albemarle County.
August 26, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has launched an exciting statewide campaign, Clean Water Counts.
August 1, 2014
With news accounts of "flesh-eating" bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections. The report demonstrated how some of our waters have become unhealthy not only for fish, but also for people who fish, swim, boat, and drink contaminated water.
June 16, 2014
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today thanked Governor Corbett for recommitting the Commonwealth to the effort to restore Pennsylvania's rivers and streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
June 12, 2014
The Eastern Shore Office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC) today released a two-page report that summarizes progress of counties on the Eastern Shore in cleaning the water in their local creeks and rivers over the past two years. The findings were not encouraging.
June 11, 2014
An analysis of selected milestones, conducted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC), found that pollution is being reduced. However many jurisdictions fell short in implementing practices that reduce pollution from agricultural sources and urban and suburban polluted runoff.
May 5, 2014
In written testimony given to Senator Cardin's field hearing on the relicensing of the Conowingo Dam, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) called on Exelon to mitigate the damage done by pollution behind the dam and significantly improve fish passages.
April 29, 2014
Battle Lines Drawn in Appeal of Bay Restoration Efforts
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.