11 May 2018
Like the victim of Chinese water torture, the Chesapeake Bay seems afflicted by a constant stream of assaults, most of them man-made.
Topics: Advocate, Agriculture, Algal Blooms, Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline, Blue Crabs, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, Conservation, Events, Habitat Degradation, Polluted Runoff, Restore, Water Quality, What We Have to Lose
10 May 2018
It was a wet and wild day of outdoor learning at Fox Gap Rod & Gun Club in Centre County, 30 miles east of State College.
09 May 2018
Mahogany tides are natural occurrences, but a bloom as widespread and deep as the one that came this week is a serious reminder of how much we have overfertilized our waters with nitrogen and phosphorus.
04 May 2018
It's not often you can see water pollution from space. But a well-known image following Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 has a long, complicated story to tell.
01 May 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers–a key federal partner in the Chesapeake Bay Program–recently gave Capitol Hill a sneak peek at a unique and powerful new federal restoration tool that will be unveiled on May 31: the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan.
27 Apr 2018
Pennsylvania's waters might not contain blue crabs, oysters, or other iconic Chesapeake Bay critters, but with more than 50 percent of the Bay's freshwater flows coming from the Susquehanna River, the Keystone State determines the health of the Chesapeake.
24 Apr 2018
This morning, a coalition of national, state, and local partners announced one of Pennsylvania's most ambitious, collaborative, and challenging efforts to restore and protect its rivers and streams—the planting of 10 million trees by the end of 2025.
20 Apr 2018
A recently released study found that not only are Bay grasses flourishing, but the comeback of grasses is one of the few places on Earth where ecological improvements are a direct result of human efforts to reduce pollution.
13 Apr 2018
After months of meetings, letters, phone calls, and emails, it looked like we were going to take a step, albeit it a small one, towards strengthening Maryland’s outdated Forest Conservation Act. Until the legislation disappeared.
06 Apr 2018
It’s an exciting time on the Bay and its rivers and streams. Ospreys are back, flora is beginning to bloom, and the days are lengthening. And in Richmond and Annapolis, activity is beginning to wind down in the halls of its Capitols.
Topics: Advocate, Community, Conservation, Eastern Oysters, Forest Loss, Habitat Degradation, Politics, Sustainability, Virginia's Agricultural Cost-Share Program, Virginia's Stormwater Local Assistance Fund, Water Quality