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Dusk settles over a serence stand of trees on a wetland in the bay.

Jon McRay

Gov. Moore’s New Budget Includes Several Chesapeake Bay Restoration Priorities

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s newly released state budget includes funding for several high priority initiatives to improve Chesapeake Bay.

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Donna Rice

CBF’s Josh Kurtz Appointed Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary

Maryland Governor-elect Wes Moore today appointed Josh Kurtz as Maryland’s Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources.

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Hand holding an oyster shell, with a background of more oyster shells

Kenny Fletcher/CBF Staff

Virginia Bill Advances for Tax Credit to Restaurants Supporting Oyster Restoration

Restaurants and other businesses that recycle oyster shells to restore oyster populations would receive a tax credit under legislation that passed a Virginia Senate committee today.

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