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- EPA announced $47.6 million in new funding to support local water quality restoration projects.
- USDA offered much-needed investment in Bay-region farmers adopting conservation practices that reduce polluted runoff.
- Heavy rains didn’t dampen spirits to plant 2,000 trees for Keith Campbell Day of Service.
- Students got outside for hands-on learning at a watery nature preserve in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
- Coastal erosion is worsening in Maryland as stronger storms and rising sea levels wash away beachfront.
- Maryland oyster harvest hit a 35-year high, creating a major haul for watermen working the wild fishery.
- CBF’s one-of-a-kind Macon and Joan Brock Classroom marked its first graduating class in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Environmental Studies Program.
- To reverse the decline of an iconic Bay fish, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission updated the striped bass fishery management plan, known as Amendment 7.