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 Click here to learn more about our new Brock Environmental Center. Photo by Chris Gorri, CBF Staff.Press Release

April 1, 2015

CBF Starts Clock to Meet Living Building Challenge

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today began year-long monitoring of the Brock Environmental Center aimed at achieving Living Building Challenge certification, a rare, environmentally demanding designation achieved by only a handful of buildings around the world.

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Press Statement

April 1, 2015

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Honored to Receive Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"We set out to raise the bar for green building and sustainability when we envisioned the Brock Environmental Center. We are honored to accept this prestigious award from Governor McAuliffe."

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President Will Baker issued this statement following the announcement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe that CBF is the recipient of a 2015 Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Gold Award.

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Press Release

March 25, 2015

They Are Coming: Some Osprey Are on the Move

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The annual migration of osprey from their wintering grounds in South America is now underway. While some have already arrived in the Chesapeake Bay region, others have not yet begun their trek. You can track the movements of four Chesapeake Bay osprey at cbf.org/ospreymap.

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CBF In the News

March 31, 2015

Pleasure House Point Environmental Center Wins Award

(Virginian-Pilot)—The Brock Environmental Center at Pleasure House Point received an Environmental Excellence Award today from the state. The center, which opened on the preserve last year, is "a model of sustainable green building practices" and was among the top honorees during a ceremony at the Environment Virginia Symposium in Lexington. Read More

 

CBF In the News

March 14, 2015

Q&A with Chesapeake Bay Foundation Scientist Chris Moore

(Richmond Times-Dispatch)—Chris Moore is the Virginia senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Soon to be 40, Moore grew up in Virginia Beach, with regular trips to North Carolina. Read More

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CBF's new Brock Environmental Center. Photo by Paul Willey/CBF StaffPhoto Paul Willey/CBF Staff

Brock Center Joins Virginia Beach Garden Tour April 22

Each spring, visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House."

This year, the Virginia Beach tour includes CBF’s new Brock Environmental Center, Virginia’s “greenest” building; five private homes and gardens near the oceanfront; an oyster garden; and a bird-watching tour at the end of the day at the Brock Environmental Center (space limited).

Tour proceeds include support to CBF. More Information


Upcoming Events

Farmers Breakfast (VA)
Thu, 02 Apr 2015
7:45 AM - 10:00 AM

VA Oyster Reef Ball ConstructionRecurring Event
Tue, 07 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(America/New_York)

VA Oyster Reef Ball ConstructionRecurring Event
Wed, 08 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(America/New_York)

VA Oyster Reef Ball ConstructionRecurring Event
Thu, 09 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(America/New_York)

Talbot County Clean Water Forum (MD)
Thu, 09 Apr 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

CBF Supper Club (VA)
Thu, 09 Apr 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

TEDxRVA Discussion on the Brock Center
Fri, 10 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

TED Talk Live
Fri, 10 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(America/New_York)

Blacks Run Annual Clean Up (VA)
Sat, 11 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tree Planting - Catoctin Creek Watershed (MD)
Sat, 11 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Project Clean Stream (MD)
Sat, 11 Apr 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Blogs

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Latest from the Clagett Farm blog
March 27, 2015

Have a Spare Washing Machine, By Chance?

The washing machine at the farm gave out on us recently, which means that the dirty rags and gloves are piling up. We're hoping that you, or someone you know, might have a used washing machine that could be donated to the farm. Any ideas, we'd love to hear them...

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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY

Episode #1
Bay 101
March 31, 2015

The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams drain a six-state, 64,000-square-mile watershed that reaches as far north as Cooperstown, New York, and as far west as Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and parts of West Virginia. In this first-in-a-series podcast, Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker describes the good news and the bad news about the problems facing this national treasure.

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CBF has operations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Click on the map pins below to learn more about our offices, operations, and education centers.

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The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 17 million people.

 

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