Save the Bay Blog March 2023

  • Clean Water Advocacy: March 2023 Update

    March 31, 2023

    In the first quarter of the year, CBF and our clean water advocates have been fighting for trees, healthy fisheries, environmental justice, agricultural investments, and more.

  • Farms Need Support Now, for Their Own Sake and for the Chesapeake Bay

    March 29, 2023

    The way we produce food has profound consequences for the health of our communities, our environment and our local economies. Unfortunately, the status quo isn’t working for us or our environment. Legislators and policymakers need to support farmers' efforts to make critical changes.

  • Save the Bay News: Blue Catfish, Oyster Gardening, and a Trout's Journey

    March 24, 2023

    This month, we explore the Bay's remarkable fisheries—from surveying blue crabs to controlling blue catfish to examining a trout hatchery. Read these stories and more.

  • Many Questions Remain for Blue Crab Outlook

    March 22, 2023

    The season for catching Chesapeake Bay blue crabs is already underway in Virginia, and recreational crabbing will officially kick off in Maryland on April 1. Several boats have been plying the waters the past several months, however, to pursue the crustaceans not for steaming but for science.

  • A Trout’s Journey: Behind the Scenes of Pennsylvania’s Fish Hatcheries

    March 16, 2023

    Getting 3.2 million hatchery-raised trout into waterways, as well as sustaining wild trout populations, is a critical part of the worldclass fishing for which Pennsylvania’s mountain streams are renowned. Both require good water, and lots of it.

  • Oyster Advocates Fight for Better Aquaculture Lease Process

    March 15, 2023

    A delegation of environmental advocates, aquaculture operators, and scientists met with legislators to support important aquaculture bills being considered in the Maryland General Assembly.

  • Fisheries Win in Virginia’s Legislative Session

    March 9, 2023

    Last month, Virginia wrapped up its legislative session and with it came big wins for the Chesapeake Bay’s fisheries. Read more about the strides made to control blue catfish and protect oysters, blue crabs, and menhaden.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Leader Calls for Shifts in Bay Cleanup

    March 8, 2023

    A little over a year ago, Hilary Harp Falk took over as president and CEO of CBF. Thirteen months later, she sat down with Tim Wheeler of the Bay Journal to talk about the future of the restoration effort and CBF’s role in it.

  • Virginia Backs Oyster Shell Recycling with New Fund

    March 7, 2023

    The best surface for baby oysters to grow on is the shell of another oyster. Virginia's adoption of a fund to help recycle oyster shell will give a much needed boost to this natural resource.




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