Locust Blooms and Other Springtime Delights
May 30, 2017
Between soft crab sandwiches and memorable days on the water, there is much to celebrate in the first peeler run. If we want to keep these runs strong, though, we're going to have to manage our harvests carefully and continue the struggle to restore their underwater grass habitats and the dissolved oxygen they need to keep growing.
Do Something for Our Waters on Clean the Bay Day
May 30, 2017
Our rivers, beaches, and parks are home to hundreds of species of plants and animals that survive in the river bottom, at the shoreline, and in the trees and shrubs. But there's another population, too — trash.
This Week in the Watershed: A Budget Battle for the Bay
May 26, 2017
After a brief hiatus, we’re happy to bring back “This Week in the Watershed,” a weekly update on all the happenings around the watershed.
Gardeners Restore Reefs, Too
May 25, 2017
On a breezy spring day, Claire Neubert hauled a wire cage full of oysters onto her dock on Elizabeth Lake at the top of the Hampton River. This miniature oyster reef was full of life. Barnacles sprouted from shells. Little fish squirmed among the oysters. Tiny crabs crawled into the crevices.
Top 7 Reasons to Register for Clean the Bay Day
May 24, 2017
The big "Spring Cleaning" of Virginia's waterways—Clean the Bay Day, is less than two weeks away! With only one week remaining to register, there are plenty of reasons to sign up today.
What's Up with the Federal Budget and the Bay
May 23, 2017
What you need to know about the administration's latest proposed budget and how it will affect Chesapeake Bay restoration.
Stewards of the Earth
May 18, 2017
Second Baptist Church of South Richmond has a Mission to Feed the Community and Protect Local Waterways.
Photo of the Week: First Light
May 16, 2017
Looking toward the southeast down Middle River at sunrise [in late December] . . .
Teamwork Is Needed
May 11, 2017
Alan Girard, CBF's Eastern Shore Director, writes, "This week representatives of six local jurisdictions on Maryland’s Eastern Shore signed off on a proposal to work collaboratively to control polluted runoff – one of the few sources of Bay pollution that’s increasing."
Top 5 Reasons We Can't Wait for Summer
May 3, 2017
Just 48 days and counting, we can't wait for all the fantastic things to do in the Chesapeake Bay area this summer.
Photo of the Week: Buckroe Beach
May 1, 2017
I've been a Chesapeake Bay transplant for two years now and am lucky to not only own part of some protected land, but live close enough to enjoy the beach and all it has to offer.
Save the Bay Blog May 2017
- Saving the Bay Means Creating a Future with and for People
- Save the Bay News: Outdoor Learning, Blue Crabs, and Bay Restoration
- Learning to Think Like a Watershed
- “We Haven’t Learned to Be Silent Yet”
- The Quest for Environmental Literacy
- Evolution of a Floating Classroom
- Our Watershed Teacher
- Four Ways to Celebrate the Bay
- How Worried Should You Be About Striped Bass?
- Save the Bay News: Plastic, Fashion, and Using Art to Save the Bay
- Black History and the Bay
- Earth Day
- Farmer Success Stories
- Fox Island Farewell
- History for All
- Honoring Will Baker
- Learn Outside
- Locally Grown
- Nature Journaling
- Save the Bay News
- Slowing the Flow
- State of the Bay
- Student Leadership
- This Month in the Watershed
- This Month on the Bay
- Voices for Clean Water
- Water Quality
- Watershed Watchdogs
- Women's History and the Bay
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