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!

  • Photo of the Week: Big Bird and Toadfish

    December 12, 2016

    I took this photo of "Big Bird," as my mother would call the great blue herons that always visit her waterfront on the Poquoson River.

  • What's Bill Seeing in the Field: Slick Cam

    December 7, 2016

    Waterman David Melville harvests clams on "slick cam" (slick calm) waters near Gwynn's Island the day after Thanksgiving.

  • Photo of the Week: Gone for Winter

    December 5, 2016

    Seen here, an osprey nest on the Uppards area of Tangier Island sits vacant, a sure sign that winter can't be too far off.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Cold Dip for the Bay

    December 2, 2016

    For the second straight year, a bunch of CBF staffers took a dip into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay as a thank you to the hundreds of generous CBF members who gave on Giving Tuesday.

  • Photo of the Week: One Last Cruise

    November 28, 2016

    I had a beautiful fall season on the Bay . . . out a few times a week in the upper Chesapeake, but with colder temps moving in, it was time for one last cruise.

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 23, 2016

    At this special time of year, we're reminded of how grateful we are for all of you and your support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

  • Bill's Tried-and-True Thanksgiving Recipe

    November 22, 2016

    And as a small token of our gratitude, please enjoy Director of Fisheries Bill Goldsborough's favorite oyster stuffing recipe just in time for the holidays. It's the perfect addition to a hearty meal on a cold winter's day.

  • Photo of the Week: The Supermoon and the Mighty Potomac

    November 21, 2016

    As the supermoon (AKA the beaver moon) rises over ridgelines of Blockhouse Point Conservation Park and Sharpshin Island under fall skies, the mighty Potomac becomes vividly reflective of its serene beauty and deeply solemn among paddlers who enjoy this magical and wondrous waterway through all the seasons.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Threatened Pennsylvania Hallmark

    November 18, 2016

    Brook trout are a hallmark of Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. As a great indicator for healthy water, their dwindling population is telling.

  • Cumberland County Setting the Pace for Farm Inspections in Pennsylvania's Rebooted Clean Water Strategy

    November 17, 2016

    Cumberland County is getting positive reaction from farmers, as one of 28 conservation districts conducting farm inspections as prescribed in Pennsylvania's rebooted strategy to reduce pollution from agriculture.

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