Chesapeake Bay Foundation Introduces New Financing Tool to Help Bay Communities Reduce Pollution and Meet Clean Water Goals
September 28, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, in partnership with Quantified Ventures and with support from The Kresge Foundation and other funders, is inviting municipalities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to participate in a pilot project to implement natural solutions that reduce urban/suburban runoff that damages local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
September 19, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD—Participating Eastern Shore counties and towns will share the services of a pollution reduction expert just as rural churches used to share a circuit rider clergy, thanks to an innovative grant awarded today by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
August 31, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)–Portions of the Chesapeake Bay, James River, and Rappahannock River are showing promising signs of recovery due to restoration efforts, meeting state standards for dissolved oxygen for the first time since the benchmarks were adopted in 2005.
August 10, 2017
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)--The Chesapeake Bay Foundation invites the entire community to Save the Bay Family Day on Sept. 10 at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach.
August 4, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has named Molly Cheatum as its Pennsylvania Watershed Restoration Program Manager. "We're excited to have Molly leading our efforts to develop diverse and pioneering approaches for accelerating our efforts to restore Pennsylvania's rivers and streams," said CBF's Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell.
July 10, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)–After a short canoe paddle down the river on a hot Monday afternoon, Emma Stone wiped a wet sponge over the stone surface beneath her feet to reveal an ancient Native American carving on a huge group of rocks in the Susquehanna.
June 21, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of progress made implementing milestone commitments in 2016 found Maryland and Virginia largely on track to meet commitments for reducing pollution and Pennsylvania falling significantly short in reducing nitrogen pollution.
Conservation Innovation Grant to CBF Will Help Municipalities 'Pay-For-Success' in Meeting Clean Water Requirements
June 15, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will receive an innovative federal grant designed to put conservation practices on farms that will allow municipalities to satisfy stormwater pollution reduction requirements and return profits to capital investors.
June 3, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Thousands of volunteers turned out today for the 29th Clean the Bay Day, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual shoreline and stream cleanup and one of the largest volunteer events in Virginia.
May 23, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD)—A surging number of business representatives, students and other volunteers have successfully raised thousands of oysters in the Inner Harbor as part of the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership.