• Springtime in the Watershed

    Retired CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams shows us how the world wakes up this time of year.

  • Riparian Buffers and Clean Water

    Riparian buffers are an important tool to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Watch as CBF Field Educator Liz Yocom details how riparian buffers can improve stream health.

  • COVID-19's Impact on Chesapeake Aquaculture

    Oyster growers around the Chesapeake Bay have been among the many businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about why it’s a particularly bad time of year for sales to stop and how to still get local oysters during this crisis.

  • Oyster Filtering Power

    See for yourself how oysters make the water clearer. After watching it, use our Oyster Power Worksheet to figure out your family’s water usage and calculate how many oysters you’d need to filter that amount of water.

  • Ask an Expert: What's Regenerative Agriculture?

    We've heard about growing sustainable food, but what if farmers could go beyond preserving the environment and actually improve it? CBF's Director of Science and Agricultural Policy Beth McGee explores the pollution-reducing, carbon-capturing promise of regenerative agriculture—from her own backyard—and shares how you can help.

  • Ask an Expert: What's Blue Carbon?

    Why do marshes sometimes smell like rotten eggs? How do they migrate as sea levels rise? And what does it all mean for the Bay in a changing climate? CBF Maryland Senior Scientist Doug Myers digs into the muck to explain the mysteries of 'blue carbon.'

  • Ask an Expert: Why are Oysters Important for the Chesapeake Bay?

    Why is an oyster hard to shuck? How do young oysters choose their homes? What happens when an oyster filters water? CBF’s Maryland Fisheries Scientist Allison Colden gets up close and personal with the Bay’s famous bivalve.

  • Tour CBF's Brock Environmental Center

    Take a video tour of CBF's Brock Environmental Center.

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    A Special Thanksgiving Message from CBF President Will Baker. 2019

  • Introducing the Pru and Louis Mobile Oyster Restoration Center

    The Prudence H. & Louis F. Ryan Mobile Oyster Restoration Center is a cutting-edge vessel that will change how Chesapeake Bay Foundation brings back the Bay's native oyster population. This innovative oyster barge is made possible thanks to generous support from Prudence and Louis Ryan, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and the Marietta M. & Samuel T. Morgan Trust.

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