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CBF President Will Baker speaks to members of the media during a press conference at the Philip Merrill Environmental Center.

Photo Credit: Rob Beach/CBF Staff

Media contacts, press releases, the latest news on CBF and the Chesapeake Bay, and quick links to more information.

Media Contacts


John Surrick

Director of Media Relations

AJ Metcalf

Media & Communications Coordinator

BJ Small

Media & Communications Coordinator

Kenny Fletcher

Media & Communications Coordinator
Federal Office

Lisa Caruso

Media & Communications Coordinator
General Communications

Rob Beach

Vice President of Communications

Press Releases

More press releases from 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017.


  • Six Things You Didn't Know About Trees

    October 20, 2021

    While many people can make general statements on their importance, there are multitudes of fascinating facts about trees that you may not know. We compiled a few of our favorites here.

  • Fish Spills Renew Concerns About Menhaden Management

    October 7, 2021

    The latest of Omega Protein's 13 fish spills in Virginia since 2018, is an important reminder of the need to better manage the Chesapeake Bay's menhaden population.

  • Let's Choose Nature Over Higher Flood Walls

    October 5, 2021

    How we adapt our built infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay region to the challenge of sea level rise needs to be at the forefront of climate change discussions.

Read more stories in our Save the Bay blog.

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