CBF's Quarterly PA Update: Harry Campbell on All the Latest Across Pennsylvania; Another Clean Water Threat; Atlantic Sturgeon; A River Reborn; What's Trending; Upcoming Events.

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation - Saving a National Treasure Summer 2016
BayBound - CBF's Quarterly E-Newsletter. Photo by Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP
 
Kayaker at sunset. Photo by Abe Yoffe.
Photo by Abe Yoffe.
CBF's Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell fills us in on how Pennsylvania is coming up far short of meeting its pollution-reduction goals and how stakeholders can and must work together to accelerate clean water efforts. Plus, read other updates from Maryland, Virginia, the Eastern Shore, and on the Hill.
 
  Read the Pennsylvania Update

 
River. Photo by Neil Ever Osborne, iLCP.
Photo by Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP.
The historic Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint to restore clean water to our region is working. Yet just last week, in the halls of Congress, the House passed an amendment that would undermine this effort—in direct opposition to the will of Bay states and residents. Find out what happened and how some Bay champions stood up for clean water across our region.  
 
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Atlantic Sturgeon. Photo courtesy of iStock.
Photo courtesy of iStock.
There's an ancient fish in our Chesapeake Bay, and it's threatened with extinction on our watch. Read on to learn more about Atlantic sturgeon, the Chesapeake's oldest and largest fish, and what you can do to help.
 
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Video by CBF and Jay Fleming.
Big, old oysters with healthy, thick shells. Abundant underwater grasses. Scampering blue crabs, mating horseshoe crabs, and all kinds of other critters. Take a trip beneath the surface of the Severn where we see incredible signs of the Bay's recovery. 
 
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  Bay Bytes  
Summer Reading. Photo courtesy Simon Cocks via Creative Commons.
Photo courtesy Simon Cocks via Creative Commons.
Often synonymous with blue crab feasts or long twilight swims, summer also means grabbing a good book and a patch of shade and digging into an extraordinary story. So we asked some avid readers across CBF what some of their favorite summertime books are. Here's what they had to say.
 
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D.C. Field Experience. Photo courtesy of Sam Woolford, CBF Staff.
CBF field experience on the Potomac River. Photo courtesy of Sam Woolford/CBF Staff.
What's Trending Now
  • Tweet, tweet, tweet: Our Education Program has a new Twitter Account! Follow us in the field this summer. 
  • How we planted four million water-filtering oysters in the Little Choptank River. Whoa!
  • The Lebanon Daily News joins us for an exploration of the Susquehanna, a river at once "beautiful and vibrant with life," but with "a perilous future."  
  • Are you as excited about the Tour de France as we are?! Get your own CBF cycling jersey in celebration!  
 
Upcoming Events
For a full listing of upcoming events and restoration projects check our Online Calendar.
8/4/2016 Susquehanna River Paddle
Ft. Hunter Park, PA
   
 8/27/2016 Veterans on the Susquehanna
Wrightsville, PA
 
Header photo by Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP
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