Save the Bay Blog

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!

  • A Historic Opportunity for Fish and Fishermen

    October 19, 2017

    At one time, schools of menhaden in Virginia were so vast that fishermen and fishery managers thought the population was virtually inexhaustible.

  • We Can All Take Steps to Address Climate Change

    October 18, 2017

    As if flooding from sea-level rise isn't enough, climate change could also threaten our beloved Virginia oysters. For all of us who enjoy oysters regularly, it's no surprise that Vibrio bacteria are more likely to be an issue during warmer months.

  • Summer Learning Experience for Student Leaders Was a Time for Looking Forward

    October 17, 2017

    Emma Stone, a Pennsylvania high school student, shares a journal of her experiences this summer on CBF's "50 Forward" program—a six-day summer course with that celebrated CBF's first half-century of commitment to saving the Bay and local rivers and streams, and inspired the next generation to continue those efforts.

  • Photo of the Week: Northern Fence Lizard

    October 16, 2017

    This picture of a Northern Fence Lizard with an ant on its head was taken at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Toxic Clouds

    October 13, 2017

    At first glance, emissions from a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, Indiana, or Tennessee would seem completely unrelated to the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Menhaden Monikers

    October 12, 2017

    "Some people call 'em bunkers, some people call 'em pogies, some people menhaden; they're all the same fish."

  • Clean Power Plan Update

    October 10, 2017

    Rescinding the Clean Power Plan could have lasting implications on the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the success of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • Construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Will Destroy Lands, Endanger State's Waters

    October 10, 2017

    Families in Virginia should not have to worry about their drinking water or whether in the future their children will continue to enjoy the same clean creeks and streams that we fish and swim in today.

  • Photo of the Week: Peace on the Bay

    October 9, 2017

    The Bay and it's tributaries mean so much to me. I grew up on the Magothy River: it is my childhood of boats, swimming, and exploring!

  • Scouts Come Together to Save the Bay

    October 6, 2017

    The Chesapeake Bay’s number one filter feeder is not one of the first things that come to mind for most Eagle Scout projects.

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