January 5, 2017
Blueprint Progress Drives Improved Bay Health
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved two points (six percent) this year to 34, equivalent to a C-, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) biennial State of the Bay report. Read More
Photo by Dave Harp
December 23, 2016
Need a New Year's Resolution? Try These for Cleaner Water
(HARRISBURG, PA)—With the new year, come resolutions to be healthier by losing weight, quitting smoking, or getting real face-time with family and friends. In the spirit of the season, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation offers resolution suggestions to help manage stormwater on the homefront and improve the health of local waters. Read More
December 21, 2016
$1 Million Award Will Help Put More Maryland Livestock in Clover
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"This is great news for farmers needing a boost to put their animals out to pasture. Our local creeks also will be cleaner as a result of this significant investment in Maryland sustainable agriculture."
Alison Prost, CBF's Maryland Executive Director, issued this statement following the announcement by the Natural Resources Conservation Service that CBF received a Regional Conservation Partnership (RCPP) award to funnel $1.1 million worth of conservation practices to Maryland livestock farmers. Read More
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CBF In the News
January 11 2017
Caroline County's Bill Portlock the Perfect Choice for State Group's Top Conservation Award
(Free Lance-Star)—The Garden Club of Virginia, one of the first state organizations to commit to conservation, made a great choice recently for its top award on the topic. Its Elizabeth Cabell Dugdale Award for Conservation went to Caroline County resident and longtime Chesapeake Bay Foundation educator and biologist William S. Portlock, known to all as Bill. Read More
CBF In the News
January 5, 2017
Bay Earns C-Minus in Latest Report Card on Its Health
(Bay Journal)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has taken the pulse again of the nation’s largest estuary, and found its health has improved a bit, though it’s still far from out of the woods. Read More
You can grow containers of Bay grasses like these at home. Photo credit CBF Staff
Virginia Grasses for the Masses
Aquatic grasses provide vital food and habitat for Bay critters. If you live in Virginia, you can help strengthen the sustainability of this vital part of the ecosystem by growing grasses at home for planting in the spring. Find out more about CBF's Grasses for the Masses program. Workshops begin January 11, 2017.
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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
Let Science Be Your Guide
December 20, 2016
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.
Meet Bill Goldsborough on CBF's blog.
Photo credit: CBF Staff
Second Chances: People, Planet, Profit
December 6, 2016
CBF President Will Baker talks with Pete Theodore from Second Chance in Baltimore, Maryland, about the environmental and community benefits of diverting waste from our landfills.
Find out more about Second Chance at www.secondchanceinc.org.
Photo by Rob Beach/CBF Staff
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