This Week in the Watershed: If You Build It They Will Come
September 29, 2017
It goes without saying, but the Bay looked awfully different when Captain John Smith first navigated its waters in 1608. The journals of Smith reveal a Bay bursting with life.
Photo of the Week: Above the Bay
September 28, 2017
The Bay, to me, represents Maryland and the foundation of our lives. From the creatures of the Bay to beautiful summers in the water.
Amazing Life in the Lafayette's Waters!
September 25, 2017
Amazing critters are thriving in the Lafayette River, an urban waterway entirely within Norfolk city limits. The great variety of life found on a recent biological survey of the Lafayette River is one more sign that this once-polluted river is getting better.
This Week in the Watershed: From Trash Pits to Oyster Reefs
September 22, 2017
Archaeologists can learn a lot about a civilization by looking in one place–the trash pit.
Photo of the Week: Remnant of the Past
September 21, 2017
Beautiful late-August afternoon sunlight catches Sharps Island Lighthouse.
Atlantic Menhaden Need More Protection
September 20, 2017
We are all bound together in a mind-bogglingly complex web of life, in which what happens to one species affects multiple others. Yet up to now, we have governed many of our natural resources in a vacuum called single-species management.
This Week in the Watershed: Menhaden’s Moment
September 15, 2017
As we've written before, menhaden might not be a common feature on dinner plates, but there's a reason they’re often called "the most important fish in the sea."
This Week in the Watershed: A Clean Water Consensus
September 8, 2017
It’s no secret we’re living in an era of division. On what feels like every issue, consensus is avoided like the plague. But despite this current political climate, we can all agree that clean water crosses party lines.
Inadequate Funding for Clean Water Threatens the Livelihoods of Workers and Families
September 5, 2017
As Pennsylvania considers yet another budget that does not adequately fund efforts to clean up its rivers and streams, the federal House Appropriations Committee has approved a spending bill that would cut support for the Chesapeake Bay Program from $73 million to $60 million.
This Week in the Watershed: A Chain of Events
September 1, 2017
Here at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, we're often asked, "What can I do to help save the Bay?" While there isn't just one answer to that question, one of my favorite idioms is relevant—90 percent of life is showing up.
Photo of the Week: Giving the Sunrise a Hand
Early morning sunrise on the shore of Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve in Northumberland County, Virginia.
Save the Bay Blog September 2017
- Farms Need Support Now, for Their Own Sake and for the Chesapeake Bay
- Save the Bay News: Blue Catfish, Oyster Gardening, and a Trout's Journey
- Many Questions Remain for Blue Crab Outlook
- A Trout’s Journey: Behind the Scenes of Pennsylvania’s Fish Hatcheries
- Oyster Advocates Fight for Better Aquaculture Lease Process
- Fisheries Win in Virginia’s Legislative Session
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation Leader Calls for Shifts in Bay Cleanup
- Virginia Backs Oyster Shell Recycling with New Fund
- Save the Bay News: The Future (and Deep Roots) of Regenerative Farming
- A Family's Legacy Along the Yeocomico
- Black History and the Bay
- Chesapeake Wildlife
- 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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