Save the Bay Blog April 2024

  • Save the Bay News: River Revitalization, Ticks, and a Bay for Everyone

    April 26, 2024

    Despite the vast scale of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, restoration is often hyperlocal and deeply personal. Read on for stories of people and communities connecting to clean water and working to save the Bay.

  • Does the Chesapeake Bay Get Allergies?

    April 24, 2024

    Every April, pollen becomes an inescapable part of life in the Chesapeake region. Trees, following their age-old instinct to reproduce, release puffs of this fine yellow-green dust. What does it mean for the Bay?

  • Shaped by a Salamander

    April 23, 2024

    Five years after their triumphant campaign to crown the Eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania’s state amphibian, former CBF student leaders are taking on the world of conservation, education, and law.

  • A Minuscule Pest with a Powerful Impact

    April 18, 2024

    Lyme disease cases have nearly doubled in the United States over the past two decades. What is behind these numbers, and what does it mean for our environment and our health?

  • Bay Foundation Equity Director Wants Advocacy as Diverse as Nature

    April 16, 2024

    Carmera Thomas-Wilhite is the first vice president of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in CBF's history, and a leading regional voice on the critical topic.

  • Maryland’s 2024 General Assembly: What Happened for the Bay?

    April 9, 2024

    The past 90 days have been a whirlwind of legislative activity in Annapolis. We take a look back at both the wins and losses for clean water.

  • Standing Up for the Environment and Green Schools

    April 8, 2024

    Anna Saderholm spent much of her early educational days in the outdoors and learning about our environment through valuable experiences, including growing baby oysters with CBF in the 4th grade. Recently, she reflected on her journey from environmentally conscious child to advocating for green education in the Maryland General Assembly.

  • Reconnecting with Their Ancestral Land and River

    April 5, 2024

    Last month, CBF, the Virginia Department of Forestry, and volunteers joined the Nansemond Indian Nation for a tree planting that deepened their connection to their ancestral riverfront land

  • Dire Need of Conservation

    April 4, 2024

    There’s a hard truth we must accept when it comes to Chesapeake stripers. There will be no future for striped bass, or the charter captains and watermen who rely on them, if we stick with the status quo.

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