John Page Williams is CBF's Senior Naturalist. He joined the CBF staff in 1973 because he has been fish-obsessed since he was four years old. Nobody told him this work would turn into a study of constitutional law, municipal finance, and most of all, human behavior.
He's still fascinated by all the challenges involved in saving the Bay, and he still learns something every day that he's on the water.
John Page's Posts
July 24, 2019
After last year’s record-breaking rainfall across the region had many wondering how the Bay's underwater grasses were holding up.
June 6, 2019
May 17, 2019
Remembering critical Chesapeake Bay species in honor of Endangered Species Day.
April 4, 2019
“You have to control the good things in your environment.”
March 21, 2019
True to form, March 2019 came in like a lion this year.
January 15, 2019
A cynic might be tempted to say that our optimism for the Bay a year ago was false, but a clear-eyed optimist will instead look closely at the important scientific signals and watch carefully as 2019 progresses.
December 5, 2018
From Northern Canadian forests to the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, Buffleheads are back for winter.
November 7, 2018
Tuesday's elections may determine the success or failure of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.
August 24, 2018
Tidal Fresh sounds like an oxymoron. If a waterway is tidal, its bottom must be below sea level and open to the ocean, so it should be salty. Right? Nope.
July 11, 2018
If oyster reefs are the Chesapeake's equivalents to corals, underwater grass beds are our rain forests.