October 31, 2018
Earl Swift spent most of two years living with the watermen of Tangier Island. In his new book, Swift gives a detailed profile of island life in a changing climate.
October 29, 2018
A fisherman paddles the Susquehanna River at sunrise while steam comes off the water on a bitter cold morning in December 2017.
October 27, 2018
The Trump administration is threatening to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, but it’s not too late to turn things around.
October 26, 2018
Most living creatures, whether they walk, swim, or crawl, are harmed by poor air quality. And if the EPA rolls back two critical Clean Air Act initiatives, our climate, health, and water quality could suffer.
October 25, 2018
To figure out how South Korea’s second-largest city can solve its pollution issues, two reporters traveled around the world to Maryland.
October 24, 2018
One of the most ambitious and challenging efforts to reduce the pollutant payload that flows into the Susquehanna, other Commonwealth waterways, and down to the Chesapeake Bay has taken root—the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership.
October 22, 2018
Miocene era fossil found on the Shores of the York River, Virginia. Ecphora was a genera of predatory snails that stalked the warm sea that once covered Virginia.
October 19, 2018
Autumn is officially here, as temperatures have plummeted this past week. And the Bay and its rivers and streams are reacting to the dramatic shift.
October 17, 2018
Garden mud, rain, and rocks were Rafiyqa Muhammad's playground growing up in a south-Harrisburg, PA neighborhood. Today, she's back in that neighborhood, empowering the community through rain gardens and green infrastructure.
October 15, 2018
Sunrise in the early summer of 2017 from the beach at Craft Haven Marina in Perryville, MD.
October 12, 2018
Before the Chesapeake was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, the Bay was known for its oysters. But the magnitude of the Bay's oyster population has dropped precipitously since the days when Smith wrote that oysters "lay thick as stones."
October 11, 2018
For decades, photographer James Balog has focused on the relationship between people and nature. For his latest project, Balog traveled across the country to examine how people are altering the elements of life—from wildfires to air pollution to rising waters.
October 10, 2018
Dr. Aaron Spence, Superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, sat down with us to discuss the importance of environmental literacy and how his schools are leading the way.
October 8, 2018
An endangered diamond terrapin was rescued from a private citizen in Virginia after it was trapped in a crab pot.
October 5, 2018
It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.
October 4, 2018
When it comes to clean water, watermen and oyster farmers are on the front line making positive impacts for the Bay and it's rivers and streams.
October 3, 2018
At Pennsylvania's Misty Mountain Farm, riparian forest buffers, no-till, and cover crop farming techniques improve soil and water quality, leading to success for business and the Bay.
October 2, 2018
‘Circuit rider’ connects communities across Maryland's Eastern Shore.
October 1, 2018
Heron taking flight from Taskinas Creek in York River State Park, Virginia.
Save the Bay Blog October 2018
- Save the Bay News: Herons, Oysters, and a New Kind of Classroom
- Kids Learn about Our Watershed Anytime with Backyard Bay Savers
- Healing Waters
- Cuidando los Ríos
- Pivotal Partners in Saving the Bay
- Brock Classroom Wraps Up Its First School Year
- Sharks: From Miocene to Modern Day
- How to Get Pennsylvania Farmers to Save the Chesapeake Bay
- Maryland’s 5 Million Tree Program Will Help Protect the Shore
- Baltimore Marks Milestone in Addressing Sewer Overflows
- Anglers for Clean Water Stories
- Clean Water Stories
- Earth Day
- Farmer Success Stories
- Fox Island Farewell
- Learn Outside
- Locally Grown
- Nature Journaling
- Photo of the Week
- 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
- What's Bill Seeing in the Field?
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