Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Sunset
October 31, 2017
I am a volunteer for the Annapolis Maritime Museum and welcome visitors from all over the world who come to see the Chesapeake Bay, hear stories of watermen, and visit the Naval Academy. I am a Navy Sailor and wherever I travel, the Chesapeake Bay will always be home.
This Month on the Bay: Leaf Peeping from the Water in October
October 30, 2017
Chase the colors of autumn on the waterways of the Chesapeake. With colors ranging from yellow through flaming red to deep purple, the best Mid-Atlantic leaf peeping is from the water.
This Week in the Watershed: Losing Our Compass
October 27, 2017
At the foundation of all the work to save the Bay is one fundamental element–science.
A Chesapeake Halloween
October 26, 2017
Show off your Chesapeake pride with Halloween Ches-O'-Lanterns.
October 26, 2017
Show off your Chesapeake pride with Ches-O'-Lanterns.
A Clean Chesapeake Bay Requires a Strong EPA
October 25, 2017
In September of 1983, the results of a seven-year EPA study of the Chesapeake Bay landed on our respective desks — one of us was the new administrator of EPA, recently appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and the other was the new president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Bread and Butter
October 20, 2017
There are only a few days left to help the most important fish in the sea.
A Historic Opportunity for Fish and Fishermen
October 19, 2017
At one time, schools of menhaden in Virginia were so vast that fishermen and fishery managers thought the population was virtually inexhaustible.
We Can All Take Steps to Address Climate Change
October 18, 2017
As if flooding from sea-level rise isn't enough, climate change could also threaten our beloved Virginia oysters. For all of us who enjoy oysters regularly, it's no surprise that Vibrio bacteria are more likely to be an issue during warmer months.
Summer Learning Experience for Student Leaders Was a Time for Looking Forward
October 17, 2017
Emma Stone, a Pennsylvania high school student, shares a journal of her experiences this summer on CBF's "50 Forward" program—a six-day summer course with that celebrated CBF's first half-century of commitment to saving the Bay and local rivers and streams, and inspired the next generation to continue those efforts.
Photo of the Week: Northern Fence Lizard
October 16, 2017
This picture of a Northern Fence Lizard with an ant on its head was taken at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.
This Week in the Watershed: Toxic Clouds
October 13, 2017
At first glance, emissions from a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, Indiana, or Tennessee would seem completely unrelated to the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
October 12, 2017
"Some people call 'em bunkers, some people call 'em pogies, some people menhaden; they're all the same fish."
Construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Will Destroy Lands, Endanger State's Waters
October 10, 2017
Families in Virginia should not have to worry about their drinking water or whether in the future their children will continue to enjoy the same clean creeks and streams that we fish and swim in today.
Clean Power Plan Update
October 10, 2017
Rescinding the Clean Power Plan could have lasting implications on the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the success of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.
Photo of the Week: Peace on the Bay
October 9, 2017
The Bay and it's tributaries mean so much to me. I grew up on the Magothy River: it is my childhood of boats, swimming, and exploring!
Scouts Come Together to Save the Bay
October 6, 2017
The Chesapeake Bay’s number one filter feeder is not one of the first things that come to mind for most Eagle Scout projects.
The Trump Administration Doesn't Care About Our Air
October 5, 2017
An asthmatic child struggling to breathe on a hot summer day in Baltimore could be the victim of a coal plant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or another upwind state.
Lafayette Reef Shows That If You Build It, Oysters Will Come Along Just Fine
October 4, 2017
Near the mouth of Norfolk's Lafayette River last July, a crane lifted a load of crushed concrete off a barge and released it into the water.
Save the Bay Blog October 2017
- New Small Farm Cover Crop Expansion Is Good for Communities and the Environment
- 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?
- 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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