Save the Bay Blog

CBF's Save the Bay Blog features a range of informative, engaging, and hopeful stories about CBF, our work, and conservation issues of the moment. Read on!

  • Save the Bay News: Headwaters, Hellbenders, and Stopping a Toxic Brew

    May 20, 2022

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we look at the importance of headwaters and how we can restore and protect them.

  • Funding Crucial for the Future of Clean Water in Pennsylvania

    May 20, 2022

    The commonwealth's legislature has a once in a lifetime opportunity to act on its clean water commitment by passing the proposed spending budget and legislation to provide investments for critical financial and technical resources to farmers and communities for clean water.

  • Seeing the Watershed Anew

    May 17, 2022

    CBF President and CEO Hilary Falk shares a new look at Bay restoration after an insightful first few months on the job.

  • A Symbol for Pennsylvania

    May 16, 2022

    The largest salamanders in North America were plentiful in the Bay watershed decades ago. Today, with their populations teetering and habitat facing multiple threats, the Eastern hellbender is still as charismatic and ugly a critter as ever.

  • When the Student Becomes the Teacher

    May 12, 2022

    As CBF holds a celebration marking the success of the Macon and Joan Brock Classroom, this is just one example of the many amazing ways our partnership with Virginia Beach City Public Schools is building the next generation of environmental leaders.

  • A Cleaner, Greener Future for Pennsylvania Is Within Our Reach

    May 10, 2022

    State legislators have the chance to enact change by passing the Clean Streams Fund.

  • Acid Mine Drainage: A Toxic Brew Flowing Downstream

    May 6, 2022

    The headwaters of Kittanning Run are like other coldwater fisheries in Pennsylvania. The stream is clear and supports diverse aquatic life. But less than a mile downstream, the Kittanning turns ugly.

  • Electrify Your Lawn Care to Help Save the Chesapeake Bay

    May 6, 2022

    Switching from gas-powered to electric lawn and garden equipment significantly reduces air pollution that contributes to smog—a major threat to human health—and the nitrogen pollution that harms waterways.

  • Save the Bay News: Plastic, Pollinator Gardens, and Trees from Space

    April 22, 2022

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month we check in with a man on a mission to rid the Susquehanna River of plastic; see which plants will help you create a pollinator buffet; and track trees from space.

  • 52 Years of Earth Day

    April 21, 2022

    This Friday marks the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day. This important day set off an extraordinary movement to celebrate our natural world and inspire people from all walks of life to stand up for its critical protection and restoration. Look at the history of what this day has meant to all of us who insist on a clean and healthy Earth.

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