CBF's Save the Bay Blog features a range of informative, engaging, and hopeful stories about CBF, our work, and conservation issues of the moment. Read on!
February 1, 2019
As another polar vortex pays an unwelcome visit to our region, the salt trucks are out in full force. And the thousands of tons of salt spread on our roads and sidewalks can have harmful effects on the health of our rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
January 31, 2019
Hazardous coal ash has been precariously stored in unlined ponds at four sites along the James, Potomac, and Elizabeth rivers, but elected leaders in Virginia are now requiring it be moved.
January 30, 2019
On behalf of the conservation community, I extend my sincerest apologies. Collectively we have failed you, the public, on communicating what science has shown us: that our stormwater infrastructure is failing and it's polluting the water we drink, fish and recreate in.
January 28, 2019
The Bay is the place to go whenever you need some deserted January beach therapy.
January 25, 2019
Our members are the lifeblood of everything we do. And now we want to hear from you.
January 24, 2019
It's the heart of winter—an unusual time on the Chesapeake of darker, shorter days, low tides, and blistery cold weather. But just how exactly do things change on the Bay during the winter season, and more importantly, why? Here are answers to some of those burning questions you've always had but never asked about wintertime on the Chesapeake.
January 23, 2019
5 Things You Should Know.
January 17, 2019
I have high hopes the Virginia General Assembly will protect our waterways.
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.
January 14, 2019
A sailboat sits locked in ice on the frozen Chesapeake Bay.