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Bay Bound - CBF's Monthly E-newsletter

Winter 2013

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Save the Bay, Sign the Pledge!
Add your name to our Save the Bay Pledge, and you'll be showing your commitment to supporting the Clean Water Blueprint for the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Thank you for standing by our side!
Big News for a Little Fish
Legislation to reduce the annual harvest of menhaden (AKA "the most important fish in the sea") by 20 percent is close to crossing the finish line in Virginia. Read more on this great conservation victory, and how CBF helped get us there!
U.S. Capitol. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
From the Hill
CBF is working and walking the halls of Congress to keep clean water and a healthy Chesapeake Bay at the forefront of your representative's minds. Here is a quick update on a few of our major initiatives. Plus, read updates on our local efforts across the watershed in Maryland, VirginiaPennsylvania, and the Eastern Shore.   
State of the Bay 2012.
We're Up 14 Percent!
This year's State of the Bay report showed the Bay's health index improved by 14 percent since 2008! As CBF President Will Baker says, "Some say it's THE Moment in time for the Chesapeake. I agree. We have never had a better opportunity to save the Bay." Read on for more on this exciting news...
  You're Invited

Pleasure House Point Tree Transplanting 
 February 22, 2013
 Virginia Beach, VA

Take Action Now to Save the Susquehanna
 No later than February 25, 2013

CBF's 2013 Save the Bay Photo Contest 
Date: March 11, 2013
Location: Digitally

Maryland Tree Plantings 
Date: March 16-May 18, 2013
Location: Throughout Maryland

25th Annual Clean the Bay Day
Date: June 1, 2013
Location: Across Virginia

For a full listing of upcoming events and restoration projects check our Online Calendar.

Support CBF

Blue Crab. Photo by Damon Fodge.Help Save the Bay!
We've seen a 14 percent improvement in the health of the Bay over the past four years—but our national treasure is still at grave risk. Contribute $5 or more today to help CBF stand up to the special interests and fight back to protect the Bay, its rivers and streams.

CBF Education

Student lobbyists outside the MD State House, Winter 2012. By Emmy Nicklin.The Importance of Student Advocacy
CBF is reinvigorating its Student Leadership Program through the hiring of two bright and motivated educators. Together they will identify and support environmentally active students to help with Blueprint-oriented projects and activities. Read on!

Bay Bytes

Danny Bowles.Danny's Legacy
An avid crabber, fisherman, and boater, Danny Bowles had a special connection with the Chesapeake Bay. Read his story and learn about his legacy to Save the Bay. 

The Turkey Turkey Pen Pickers at Tales of Tangier. Photo by Hali Plourde-Rogers.Tales of Tangier
In January, dozens gathered together to share stories of Tangier Island—the unique home in the heart of the Chesapeake. Speakers reflected on their childhoods and talked about how life is changing and becoming more challenging on the island. Read on for highlights of this special evening. 

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Photo credits: (left column) CBF Staff, CBF Staff, Getty Images, CBF Staff; (right column) Damon Fodge, Emmy Nicklin/CBF Staff, Courtesy of Genine Bowles, Hali Plourde-Rogers. | Give
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