B.J. Small

Pennsylvania Media & Communications Coordinator

CBF's Pennsylvania Media and Communications Coordinator, B.J. Small

B.J. Small is a native Pennsylvanian who enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing, and the myriad of other outdoor pleasures the Commonwealth has to offer.

He is CBF's Media and Communications Coordinator in Pennsylvania, working with editors and producers throughout the Keystone State to deliver CBF's clean water messages across many platforms.

He was appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the board of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission. He currently writes weekly outdoors columns for two newspapers and is a former newspaper editor and broadcaster.

His favorite Bay spot is the place that serves his next oyster or blue crab.

B.J.'s Posts

  • Love Deer? Plant a Tree

    November 22, 2021

    Hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in Pennsylvania are finding many benefits in streamside forests.

  • Planting a 'Magical Seed'

    November 8, 2021

    Mira Lloyd Dock Award recipient Shauna Yorty is growing community connections in a Lancaster neighborhood.

  • Trees Help Beat City Heat

    November 8, 2021

    Mira Lloyd Dock Award recipient Kiasha Huling plants trees to cool the 'heat island' effect in Philadelphia.

  • A Tree Grows in Dairy Land

    September 15, 2021

    Trees are among the most cost-effective methods for filtering and absorbing harmful water pollution from farms. Fiddle Creek Dairy is putting them out to pasture.

  • Herons in Harrisburg

    July 2, 2021

    Endangered Yellow-crowned Night-Herons are finding unexpected refuge in urban neighborhoods.

  • CBF Student Leaders Continue to Carry the Torch

    May 11, 2021

    A newly created Chesapeake Bay Club brings the spirit of CBF's Student Leadership program into college.

  • Millions of Anglers and Trout Brought Together in the Time of COVID

    March 15, 2021

    Last year was unlike any other for most things in life. The trout fishing season in Pennsylvania was no different.

  • Pennsylvania's Wins, Whiffs, and Wishes for 2020 and Beyond!

    December 29, 2020

    While enduring an unprecedented year of restrictions and challenges brought on by COVID-19, CBF staff and volunteers in Pennsylvania were able persevere during the pandemic and have a productive 2020. In the Keystone State, field work was significantly reduced and staff successes came from working virtually and at home.

  • Trees? Yes, Please!

    November 9, 2020

    With the help of a new $2 million grant, we’re working with partners to plant 360 acres of streamside forest buffers, train on-the-ground technicians, and boost local clean water plans in eight Pennsylvania counties.

  • New Trees Are Sweet Healing for North Harford Maple Farm

    October 9, 2020

    After trees were clear-cut for a now defunct pipeline, a Pennsylvania maple farm is being restored.

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