Earth Day

  • Bringing the Bay Home: Spring Peepers, Raindrops, and Earth Day

    April 24, 2020

    Our weekly roundup of engaging, educational, and inspirational Bay content to enjoy at home during the age of corona

  • 50 Reasons Why We Love the Bay

    April 22, 2020

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, 50 Bay lovers attempt to describe the indescribable. Just what it is they love about the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • A Celebration of Earth

    April 21, 2020

    This week we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Early environmental activists created Earth Day to harness the energy of their growing movement and inspire Americans to protect our planet. Cindy Duncan, a veteran CBF educator who was six years old at the time, shares her recollections.

  • Save the Bay Playlist

    April 20, 2020

    We might be staying inside this Earth Day, but that doesn’t mean we can’t bring the Bay indoors with a Bay-themed playlist!

  • "That's All There Is"

    April 22, 2019

    Remembering Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson 49 years later.

  • 8 Rock Songs You Didn’t Realize Were about the Environment

    April 19, 2019

    The perfect playlist for when you're out enjoying the Chesapeake Bay!

  • What We Owe to Rachel Carson

    March 14, 2019

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that description than Rachel Carson. Back in 1962—before there was an Earth Day, or EPA, or even a Chesapeake Bay Foundation—Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. The book that started it all, Spring is credited for launching the modern environmental movement.

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