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CBF Staff

Hampton Roads Land Conservation Summit Advances Discussion on Sea Level Rise, Water Quality, and Resiliency Solutions

A coalition of Hampton Roads leaders explored solutions to sea level rise, climate change, and other key water quality and habitat issues at a land conservation summit Friday in Virginia Beach.

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CBF Staff

Chris Moore Named Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Executive Director

Chris Moore, most recently the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist, has taken the helm of the CBF Virginia office as its executive director.

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Will Parson, Chesapeake Bay Program

CBF Supports Maryland DNR’s Emergency Regulations for Striped Bass

Today, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced new striped bass emergency regulations to help bolster the species’ struggling population.

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