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  • Indoor Stream Attracts Wide Audience at 2014 PA Farm Show

    January 7, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) in collaboration with the Stroud Water Research Center has created an indoor stream at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show, and visitors of all ages are drawn to its natural beauty´┐Żand to the fish that are calling it home.

  • River Herring Making a Comeback in Patapsco River

    December 13, 2013

  • CBF files to intervene in Conowingo Dam relicensing

    August 20, 2013

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today filed to intervene in the administrative proceedings of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the re-licensing of the hydropower facility at Conowingo Dam owned by Exelon Corporation. CBF will be advocating as the regional watchdog for the Chesapeake Bay to pursue a comprehensive solution to the water quality and habitat impacts of the dam.

  • The First Peeler Run

    May 20, 2013

  • Report suggests link between smallmouth bass mortality and water pollution

    April 25, 2013

    Scientists suggest that a perfect storm of pollution, parasites, warming water temperatures, and endocrine disrupting chemicals may be combining to threaten one of the region's most popular fresh water game fish, the smallmouth bass, according to a new Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) report. In Virginia, recreational anglers targeting smallmouth bass contribute $341 million to local economies, supporting 2,200 jobs, according to data from the American Sportfishing Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  • Report suggests link between smallmouth bass mortality & water pollution

    April 25, 2013

    Scientists suggest that a perfect storm of pollution, parasites, warming water temperatures, and endocrine disrupting chemicals may be combining to threaten one of the region's most popular fresh water game fish, the smallmouth bass, according to a new Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) report. In Maryland recreational anglers targeting smallmouth bass contribute $206 million to local economies, supporting 1,000 jobs, according to data from the American Sportfishing Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  • CBF Report Details 'Perfect Storm' Threatening Susquehanna River Fishery

    April 25, 2013

    Scientific researchers suggest that a 'perfect storm' of high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution, pesticides, and endocrine disrupting chemicals along with warming water temperatures and parasites are threaten one of Pennsylvania's most popular game fish, the smallmouth bass, according to a new Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) report. Smallmouth bass fishing in Pennsylvania generates $166 million for local economies, supporting 1,300 jobs, according to data from the American Sportfishing Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Applauds V.M.R.C. for Moving Forward to Protect Menhaden

    March 26, 2013

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Hampton Roads Senior Scientist Chris Moore issued this statement following today's action by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to establish harvest allocations for the Atlantic menhaden bait fishery in Virginia:

  • Bay Foundation Responds to DEP's River Sampling Plan

    March 20, 2013

    Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania Executive Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement following the public release of the PA Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) work plan to study the Susquehanna River. Portions of the study will focus on areas of the River or its tributaries where smallmouth bass reproduce.

  • CBF Praises Natural Resource Agency Appointments

    February 28, 2013

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director Ann Jennings issued this statement regarding the appointments of John Bull as Commissioner of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) and Clyde Cristman as Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR):

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