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  • Fones Cliffs: It Could Be Lost Forever, Part 5

    October 7, 2015

  • Fones Cliffs: It Could Be Lost Forever, Part 3

    October 5, 2015

  • Fones Cliffs: It Could Be Lost Forever, Part 2

    October 1, 2015

  • Mayor Breaks Ground on Vacant Lot Restoration Program

    August 7, 2015

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin helped break ground today on a project that will turn an unsightly vacant lot on Riggs Avenue in the Bridgeview/Greenlawn community of West Baltimore into a pocket park for the neighborhood.

  • CBF Starts Clock to Meet Living Building Challenge

    April 1, 2015

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today began year-long monitoring of the Brock Environmental Center aimed at achieving Living Building Challenge certification, a rare, environmentally demanding designation achieved by only a handful of buildings around the world.

  • CBF to Host Free Screening of Movie "Dirt!"

    February 24, 2015

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will host a free screening of "Dirt! The Movie," an award-winning documentary featuring people striving to renew their relationship with the earth.

  • Cutting-Edge Environmental Center Opens at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach

    November 14, 2014

    As Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President Will Baker and a host of dignitaries symbolically "unplugged" the building from the power grid, CBF opened the Brock Environmental Center today at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach.

  • 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.

  • No doubt left; Local residents oppose Four Seasons development

    October 29, 2013

    A majority of voters in Kent Island and Queen Anne's County are opposed to the 1079-unit Four Seasons development project proposed for Kent Island. On the island, opponents outnumber supporters by more than 2-1, according to a public opinion poll by Public Opinion Strategies commissioned by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Queen Anne's Conservation Association (QACA). Half again as many people county-wide oppose the project.

  • CBF Seeks Local Salvaged Materials for Living Building at Pleasure House Point

    December 19, 2012

    Pursuing the most stringent sustainability standards for its planned environmental center at Pleasure House Point, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is seeking salvaged building materials needed for the project. CBF plans to construct the Brock Environmental Center to meet the "Living Building Challenge´┐Ż," a set of strict environmental standards established by the International Living Future Institute that requires the facility to have "net zero" impact on the environment.

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