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

Codi Yeager/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

  • News

  • CBF Issues Statement On Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone Forecast

    June 28, 2022

    This summer the Chesapeake Bay’s dead zone is predicted to be smaller than average. Researchers attribute the decline to the below average amount of water entering the Bay from the watershed’s tributaries this past spring, as well as decreased nitrogen and phosphorus pollution from jurisdictions within the watershed.

  • CBF Encouraged by Virginia and Maryland’s Changes to Protect Declining Chesapeake Blue Crab Population

    June 28, 2022

    In response to the lowest abundance of crabs ever counted in the 33-year history of the Chesapeake Bay’s winter blue crab dredge survey, fishery managers at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Virginia Marine Resources Commission this week adopted new regulations designed to reduce the crab harvest.

More press releases from 2022, 2021, 2020, and 2019.


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