March 21, 2019
True to form, March 2019 came in like a lion this year.
March 15, 2019
Whether on cable news, your social media feed, or at the family dinner table, political bickering feels inescapable. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, individuals of all political persuasions can all agree on one topic–clean water.
March 14, 2019
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that description than Rachel Carson. Back in 1962—before there was an Earth Day, or EPA, or even a Chesapeake Bay Foundation—Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. The book that started it all, Spring is credited for launching the modern environmental movement.
March 12, 2019
CBF's Hampton Roads Grassroots Manager Tanner Council describes Hampton resident Claire Neubert as one of the most prolific volunteers CBF has ever worked with.
March 11, 2019
An oyster boat begins the day on a frigid winter morning.
March 6, 2019
In the Chesapeake region, small scale farming that emphasizes best management practices is vital in supporting the health of the Bay and its waterways.
March 4, 2019
Two duck hunters head out on the Wye River, Maryland for the last day of the season.
March 2, 2019
This Read Across America Day help your young reader learn more about the Chesapeake Bay and the world around them.
March 1, 2019
It’s a scene that’s far too common. A fleet of gas-guzzling bulldozers flatten acres of high-value, mature, and healthy forest. In a flash, decades, even centuries, of nature’s hard work is reduced to stumps and mud.
February 27, 2019
One student is on a quest to officially recognize the importance of oysters in Virginia.
February 25, 2019
A bald eagle takes flight at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in early February, 2019.
February 22, 2019
Following decades of restoration work, we are making progress restoring the Bay's native oyster population. And two pieces of legislation before the Maryland General Assembly would take restoration efforts even further.
February 20, 2019
2019 Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference highlighted changes in the Bay’s regenerative business.
February 15, 2019
There is perhaps no document more revealing than a budget.
February 14, 2019
In honor of Valentine's Day, we took a look at some of the very weird mating habits of quintessential Chesapeake Bay critters!
February 13, 2019
Good things happen when voices join together for the Bay.
February 12, 2019
This Valentine’s Day, show some love for your Bay-Bae!
February 11, 2019
The sun sets on a cold January day as docked sailboats reflect off a calm Chester River in Chestertown, MD.
February 8, 2019
We are losing our forests at an alarming rate throughout the watershed.
February 4, 2019
A blue heron stands along Maryland's South River.
February 1, 2019
As another polar vortex pays an unwelcome visit to our region, the salt trucks are out in full force. And the thousands of tons of salt spread on our roads and sidewalks can have harmful effects on the health of our rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
January 31, 2019
Hazardous coal ash has been precariously stored in unlined ponds at four sites along the James, Potomac, and Elizabeth rivers, but elected leaders in Virginia are now requiring it be moved.
January 30, 2019
On behalf of the conservation community, I extend my sincerest apologies. Collectively we have failed you, the public, on communicating what science has shown us: that our stormwater infrastructure is failing and it's polluting the water we drink, fish and recreate in.
January 28, 2019
The Bay is the place to go whenever you need some deserted January beach therapy.
January 25, 2019
Our members are the lifeblood of everything we do. And now we want to hear from you.
Save the Bay Blog - 2019
- This Month on the Bay: March’s Lion Has Lost His Teeth
- This Week in the Watershed: A Slap in the Face
- What We Owe to Rachel Carson
- One Prolific Voice for Clean Water
- Photo of the Week: Headed Out
- CSAs for the Bay
- Photo of the Week: Last Sunrise of Duck Season
- Books for the Future Bay Saver
- This Week in the Watershed: The Bulldozers Are Waiting
- An Oyster Champion in Virginia
- Anglers for Clean Water Stories
- Clean Water Stories
- Earth Day
- Education Success Stories
- Farmer Success Stories
- Locally Grown
- Photo of the Week
- Slowing the Flow
- State of the Bay
- Student Leadership
- This Month on the Bay
- This Week in the Watershed
- Voices for Clean Water
- Water Quality
- What's Bill Seeing in the Field?
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