2018 Bay-wide Press Releases

  • CBF Statement on Juvenile Striped Bass Survey in Chesapeake Bay

    October 18, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Juvenile striped bass numbers in the Chesapeake Bay are higher than average this year, according to survey results released this week by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

  • CBF Statement on High Flows at Conowingo Dam

    July 30, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Lisa Feldt, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration, issued the following statement in response to the high flows at Conowingo Dam.

  • CBF Announces New V.P. for Environmental Protection and Restoration

    July 2, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker announced today that Lisa Feldt is CBF's new Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration.

  • CBF Issues Statement on CBSAC Crab Report

    June 27, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation interim Environmental Protection and Restoration Vice President Alison Prost issued this statement following the release of the Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee's (CBSAC) annual blue crab report.

  • CBF Issues Statement on EPA Expectations

    June 20, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today, officials from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter outlining their expectations as the Bay jurisdictions prepare Phase III Watershed Implementation Plans.

  • Amid Discussions of Delay, CBF Releases Its 2017 Midpoint Assessment

    May 30, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—With discussions underway to consider delaying full implementation of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's midpoint assessment of the principal Bay states' progress has taken on even more importance.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Winter Crab Dredge Survey Results

    May 9, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist Chris Moore issued this statement following the release of the Winter Crab Dredge Survey results.

  • CBF Comments on EPA Changes to Coal Ash Rules

    April 30, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—As the Environmental Protection Agency considers changes to federal rules governing the disposal of coal ash, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation today filed written comments expressing concerns that the proposed revisions could increase risks from coal ash.

  • CBF Issues Statement On New Record Bay Grass Acreage

    April 24, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)--The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today that in 2017 Bay grasses covered almost 105,000 acres, a new record.

  • CBF Annual Photo Contest Gets Under Way

    March 12, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's 13th annual watershed photo contest is now underway. Photo submissions are being accepted between now and April 6.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Progress Shown in the Bay Barometer

    January 4, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement concerning the results of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Bay Barometer.

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