Three Things Chesapeake Restoration Leaders Need to Do
August 6, 2018
There is no doubt that the Bay was an ugly sight last week. It was a stark reminder of the damage that is caused by heavy rains.
This Week in the Watershed: A Torrent of Trash
August 3, 2018
The health of our local waterways and the Bay is often hidden below the surface. But other times, water quality is in plain sight.
Frequent Dolphin Sightings Reveal a Rebounding Bay
August 1, 2018
Bottlenose dolphin sightings are delighting both citizens and scientists alike, as unprecedented scores of these marine mammals have been spotted in the Bay's waters this spring and summer.
Photo of the Week: Great Blue Heron
July 30, 2018
Great blue heron at the water's edge.
Sharks: Any Fin Goes?
July 27, 2018
In honor of Shark Week, check out our quick shark facts and learn what to do when you see one on the Chesapeake Bay!
Photo of the Week: After the Sun Sets
July 23, 2018
Friends look toward Tangier and the Maryland Shore from Saxis on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
This Week in the Watershed: A Bay Mutiny
July 20, 2018
In 1608, during the first exploration of the Chesapeake Bay by European settlers, it was Captain John Smith who led the way. Of the countless voyages throughout this national treasure since, it's a safe bet that most had a captain.
Baby Osprey's Starring Role on Webcam
July 19, 2018
We have a new addition to the CBF family in the form of a baby osprey hatched on July 2, 2018, and viewable on our osprey cam!
Photo of the Week: Daily Tidal Art
July 16, 2018
The always new art of the low tide shoreline never disappoints.
Seahorse Rescue on Chic's Beach
July 14, 2018
The Brandis family, Scharver sisters, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation last week rescued 10 seahorses stranded on Chic’s Beach in Hampton Roads.
This Week in the Watershed: A Blessing and a Curse
July 13, 2018
The recent hot and sunny weather throughout the watershed has blessed many of us with picturesque days to swim, fish, or work in our gardens. But this weather isn’t a blessing to some.
This Month on the Bay: Life in an Eelgrass Bed
July 11, 2018
If oyster reefs are the Chesapeake's equivalents to corals, underwater grass beds are our rain forests.
Photo of the Week: Wednesday Night Races
July 9, 2018
Evening sailing races in Annapolis, viewed from a pier in Eastport.
This Week in the Watershed: Best Bang for Our Buck
July 6, 2018
The least expensive ways to fight pollution also targets the largest source of pollution—agricultural runoff.
Fixing the Pipes in Charm City
July 5, 2018
One hundred and fourteen years ago, spring was an exciting time in Baltimore.
Photo of the Week: En Garde!
July 2, 2018
A blue crab prepares for battle in Northumberland County Virginia.
Summer Picnic Recipes We Love (Without the Meat!)
July 1, 2018
Here's an idea: What if we were to swap the burger for some healthy and equally delicious (if not more so) meatless meals this summer?
This Week in the Watershed: Bay Building Blocks
June 29, 2018
Speak of the Chesapeake Bay and thoughts of the mighty oyster or beloved blue crab are not far away. These treasured critters are not only delectable but are critical building blocks for the health of the Bay's ecology.
Photo of the Week: Cleared for Landing
June 25, 2018
Male osprey coming in to perch on a piling near his nest in the Upper Potomac River, Leesylvania State Park.
Photo of the Week: Sunset over Lake Ogleton
June 18, 2018
The Bay is my home, my family, and my soul.
This Month on the Bay: Worms in Love in June
June 12, 2018
Our Bay's worms are cornerstones of its ecological wealth.
Photo of the Week: Osprey Feeding Her Babies
June 11, 2018
A healthy Bay means a happy Osprey family.
This Week in the Watershed: Investing in Clean Water
June 8, 2018
When Virginia's General Assembly adjourned in March, there was one item unresolved. There was deadlock on the state budget. But following a lengthy special session, it's clear there is something legislators all agree on: clean water.
Nice Farms Creamery: Grazing Cows Since Before It Was Cool
June 6, 2018
“Society has moved away from agriculture, and we want to bring people closer to the farm again.”
Photo of the Week: Kayaking on Bear Creek
June 4, 2018
My father has been enjoying the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries for 50 years.
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