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2022 State of the Bay Press Conference05 Jan 2023 01:16:52
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation released its 2022 State of the Bay report, grading the health of the Bay and its rivers at a D+, unchanged from the 2020 score. While we've made significant progress, far too much pollution continues to plague our waterways, primarily from agricultural, urban, and suburban polluted runoff. Watch this video of our press conference.
2020 State of the Bay Report Press Conference05 Jan 2021 01:03:14
This year's State of the Bay report shows us that even though the science-based Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is working, the Bay that 18 million of us call home is still a system dangerously out of balance. The road to restoration is steep, and the clock is ticking.
It's Not Accidental29 Aug 2017 Episode 63 | 40:46
In this episode, CBF President Will Baker talks with esteemed estuarine scientist Walter Boynton about trends in the Bay's health.
How Is the Bay Doing?17 Jan 2017 Episode 47 | 21:22
CBF Vice President for Communications Elizabeth Buckman interviews President Will Baker about CBF's recent State of the Bay report.
Live with Dr. Beth McGee Talking State of the Bay 201606 Jan 2017 Facebook Live 0:10:29
We're live with Dr. Beth McGee talking about our latest State of the Bay Report which earned our highest score EVER for the health of our Bay, rivers, and streams!
2016 State of the Bay: Message from CBF President Will Baker05 Jan 2017 00:01:25
The 2016 State of the Bay report features the Chesapeake Bay's highest score ever, moving the Bay's health index from a D+ to a C-. As CBF celebrates its 50th year, we celebrate the progress reflected in this report and see opportunity for future improvements.
Let Science Be Your Guide20 Dec 2016 Episode 46 | 44:03
CBF President Will Baker and retiring CBF Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough discuss the progress made using the science-based management of rockfish, crabs, oysters, and menhaden over the last decades.
Beneath the Surface-Exploring the Severn River18 Jul 2016 0:39:00
Take a trip beneath the surface of the Severn where we see incredible signs of the Bay's recovery
Abounding Grasses in Mathews18 Jul 2016 0:38:00
Bay lover Scott Phillips shot some incredible video in late June of striking water clarity and abundant underwater grasses in Mathews County, Virginia, where Horn Harbor meets the Chesapeake.
Bullish on Blue Crabs06 Jul 2016 Episode 34 | 17:09
CBF President Will Baker and Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough discuss the current state of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay.
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