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  • CBF Issues Statement on Farm Conservation Funding

    January 14, 2015

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the region will receive $19 million in additional funding as one of eight Critical Conservation Areas to be included in the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) under the federal Farm Bill.

  • A Manure Solution for the Chesapeake Bay

    January 12, 2015

    Agriculture is the largest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. As part of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, the regional plan to restore the bay, states in the bay's watershed pledged to reduce agricultural pollution substantially.

  • Phosphorus Management Tool: The Right Thing To Do--Right Now

    January 5, 2015

    It isn't ideology. It isn't hyperbole. It isn't an attack on the family farmer or rural Maryland. It is, simply, common sense.

  • The Best of 2014

    December 31, 2014

    On this New Year's Eve as we reflect on the challenges, lessons learned, and successes from this complex year, we decided to take a look back and see what you, the reader, valued and cared about most. So without further ado, these are the top 10 most popular posts from 2014

  • Concrete Solutions, Not Rhetoric, Needed

    December 30, 2014

  • The Toothless Approach Didn't Cut It

    November 20, 2014

  • Ten Years of Study is Enough Time to Wait; Clean the Creeks of Eastern Shore

    November 17, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the O'Malley Administration's submission of proposed Phosphorus Management Tool regulations to the Maryland Joint Administrative, Executive & Legislative Review committee (AELR)

  • Less Pollution from Manure Only Way to Clean Up Eastern Shore Creeks

    November 7, 2014

    Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued a statement today following the release of an economic impact study by the BEACON consulting service of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University on the phosphorus management tool.

  • Funding Available for Farm and Creekside Property Improvements

    October 22, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is pleased to announce that funding is now available to farmers and creekside landowners interested in improving property value, farm profitability, and local water quality in the West Branch Antietam Creek Watershed.

  • Want Clean Rivers? Plant Trees!

    October 22, 2014

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