From watching the Bay's rivers come to life with spring to talking with oyster farmers and other businesses about how they're impacted by COVID-19, we're bringing you out on the water and beyond with compelling stories and helpful tips about Bay life and the current challenges facing it.
11 Jun 2020 00:02:24
Here are 10 simple things that will lead to cleaner water in y/our rivers, streams and the Bay
28 May 2020 00:04:02
Get ready to sit back and take in moments of quiet beauty from around the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
14 May 2020 00:03:30
Local farms in the watershed are adapting to COVID-19 to provide a safe food supply while following practices that are good for clean water. Join experts at CBF's Clagett Farm to learn more about how you can find a farm near you.
|Items 1 - 3 of 10||1||2||3||4||Next|
From freshwater mussels to microplastics, CBF's webinars serve up timely, science-based explorations into Bay topics that will delight and inform.
Zoom Bay Backgrounds
Bring the Bay to your next virtual happy hour or birthday party with one of our exciting Bay backgrounds.
Pledge to Save the Bay from Home
Sign our pledge to do your part to restore and protect the Bay from home during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Local artist David Scheirer has transformed his extraordinary art into coloring pages for you and your family to enjoy.
Chesapeake Bay Crossword Puzzle
Test your Chesapeake Bay knowledge with our newest activity: a Chesapeake Bay crossword puzzle.
You may know a healthy Chesapeake Bay depends on water-filtering oysters. But what else do you know about the Bay's favorite bivalve? Take the popular oyster quiz to find out!
Take the Quiz
Bay Footprint Calculator
Use this fun and handy tool to identify ways your lifestyle adds pollution to the Bay and what you can do to reduce it.
Find Your Footprint
Save the Bay Blogs
August 3, 2020
Blue crabs are known far and wide as a symbol of the Chesapeake Bay region. But how are they doing?
July 31, 2020
Our weekly roundup of engaging, educational, and inspirational Bay content to enjoy at home during the age of COVID-19.
July 29, 2020
A new study, led by CBF, on five Pennsylvania farms is exploring how farmers can implement silvopasture cost-effectively and successfully.
|Items 1 - 3 of 32||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||Next|
Ask an Expert Series
How does the Chesapeake Bay's amazing natural system work? And how can we restore and protect it? Explore the answers with our CBF experts in this bite-sized video series.
12 May 2020 Episode 9 | 00:02:05
What native plant is medicinal, can be used as a tasty tea, is good for the environment, and has beautiful flowers that attract bees and butterflies? Find out why bee balm could be a great addition to your garden with CBF's Jay Ford.
06 May 2020 Episode 8 | 00:06:16
Believe it or not, mummichogs were the first fish sent into space. This "mud minnow," common in brackish marshes, lives an amazing secret life serving science, wildlife, and fishermen. Learn more from Chris Moore, CBF's Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist.
22 Apr 2020 Episode 7 | 00:02:40
Where do shad and herring lay their eggs after migrating from the ocean? Chris Moore, CBF's Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist, explores the remarkable spring shad and herring migration.
|Items 1 - 3 of 9||1||2||3||Next|
Learn Outside, Learn at Home
At home with children? Dig into interactive and social resources with your at-home student to learn about the Bay and its watershed from your own backyard, porch, or park.
This penthouse overlooking CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters and the beautiful Bay has housed both geese and osprey over the years. Tune in and take a Zen break—if nothing else, enjoy those calming Bay waters in the background.
Enjoy the marsh view looking east from the Karen Noonan Memorial Environmental Education Center which is situated on 20 acres of marsh in southern Dorchester County, Maryland. Check the sun tables from NOAA for times and tune in for the next sunrise.