Jay Ford

Virginia Policy and Grassroots Advisor

Jay focuses on Eastern Shore issues and works with CBF staff throughout the Commonwealth to advance the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

Jay's Posts

  • Climate Resiliency Demands Resilient Funding

    February 6, 2024

    Climate change is no longer knocking at Virginia’s door; it’s inside the commonwealth’s house—with no plans to leave. Protecting Virginians from this urgent situation requires resilient solutions. And resilient solutions need consistent investment.

  • Successful Shorelines Require a Sea Change

    September 15, 2022

    Living shorelines of native plants are often more effective, and more cost-effective over the long run, than armoring shorelines with rocks, concrete or treated lumber.

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