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  • A Place for People

    November 6, 2023

    There are more than 18 million people who live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, who don’t all look the same, have the same background, or speak the same language. But we are connected by the right—not the privilege—to clean water.

  • What Would a Dream Food System Look Like?

    October 23, 2023

    CBF's Clagett Farm Vegetable Production Manager Jared Planz discusses the value of eating local.

  • Tackling Pollution Hotspots

    October 18, 2023

    CBF’s Brian Gish discusses the pollution challenges in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County and the best way to approach them.

  • Gas Compressor Expansion Threatens Public Health and Water Quality in Petersburg, Virginia

    September 11, 2023

    TC Energy, the company that operates a gas compressor in Petersburg—a small city outside of Richmond, Virginia—is planning to expand its operations. The proposal would increase pollution and possibly endanger the health of a mostly Black community already besieged with pollution from other industries.

  • Our Wisest Pursuit

    September 8, 2023

    At CBF, we’ve seen firsthand the benefits that come with adopting the principles of regenerative agriculture. Now you can join us in celebrating everything regenerative farming offers at our Food & Farm Fest at CBF's Clagett Farm this October.

  • The Beauty of Upcycling

    September 1, 2023

    Amber Whaley is on a mission. “It feels like you’re helping people and the environment,” she says of her passion for upcycling. Whaley's Secondhand Sunshine on Chincoteague Island has quickly become a community go-to for reusing and upcycling a kaleidoscope of items.

  • Save the Bay News: Restoration, Wetlands, and Saving Striped Bass

    June 29, 2023

    Progress toward clean water includes the need for a greater focus on the Bay's 'living resources,' such as blue crabs and striped bass, as well as placing more emphasis on the places and pollution that most affect the Bay's human communities.

  • From Trash to Community Treasure

    June 28, 2023

    Clean the Bay Day volunteers made a difference in Richmond this year with the Capital Region Land Conservancy by removing 147 tires from a future greenway.

  • The Ultimate Watershed Watchdog

    June 26, 2023

    After nearly 20 years at CBF, Vice President for Litigation Jon Mueller is ready for his next big challenge.

  • New Small Farm Cover Crop Expansion Is Good for Communities and the Environment

    May 31, 2023

    For the first time, Maryland is giving small-scale farmers a similar financial boost for cover crops that larger-scale farmers have enjoyed for years.

  • Save the Bay News: Outdoor Learning, Blue Crabs, and Bay Restoration

    May 25, 2023

    The simple idea of getting kids “out on the water, messing around in boats” has remained at the core of CBF’s award-winning environmental education programs for 50 years—an anniversary milestone celebrated by the stories in this edition of Save the Bay News.

  • A Digital Folk Artist's Take on Clean the Bay Day

    April 24, 2023

    Dwight Easter, artist and longtime Hampton Roads resident, discusses litter, beachgoing, and creating art.

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