November 30, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today the National Marine Fisheries Service authorized five companies to conduct seismic blasting off a large area of the Atlantic Coast to search for oil and gas reserves.
November 20, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources presented part of its first-ever state oyster stock assessment Monday night in Annapolis.
October 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is supporting Maryland’s legal efforts to compel the EPA to maintain its responsibility under the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution that crosses state lines.
October 13, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration Lisa Feldt today issued the following statement regarding candidate campaign materials including CBF branding, staff, or statements.
October 8, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Visit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 285-acre sustainable Clagett Farm this month for a festival featuring local craft beer, a variety of sliders, clay-oven pizza, and Chesapeake Bay science.
Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners Candidate Forum on the Environment Rescheduled for Oct. 8
September 27, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners candidate forum on the environment that was canceled due to the potential of hazardous weather related to Hurricane Florence has been rescheduled for Oct. 8.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Leading Efforts to Plant New Forest Buffer along Monocacy River Tributary in October
September 19, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation with the help of partners and volunteers will plant 1,200 trees and shrubs on Oct. 6 along a tributary to Little Pipe Creek that is part of the Monocacy River Watershed.
September 5, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Today Governor Hogan announced that the state will shift restoration efforts from Breton Bay to the Manokin River. The decision to use only state funds for restoration on the Manokin raises serious concerns that the sanctuary could be opened to harvest in the future.
Rod and Reef Slam Fishing Tournament Returns for Second Year to Highlight Diversity of Fish Species on Oyster Reefs
August 31, 2018
(SHERWOOD, MD)—Anglers seeking a unique experience on the Chesapeake Bay should register now for the second annual Rod and Reef Slam on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
August 23, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The two candidates running for Anne Arundel County Executive—Republican incumbent Steve Schuh and Democratic challenger Steuart Pittman—are scheduled to meet at a forum Sept. 17 to discuss their environmental policies.
July 20, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker issued this statement after Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced her city is suing energy companies for allegedly knowingly contributing to climate change which increases costs for local governments.
June 28, 2018
(BALTIMORE, MD)—A man-made oyster reef finished a year ago next to Fort Carroll in the middle of the Patapsco River is in excellent condition.
June 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director, issued this statement following a media report that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on May 17 granted a request by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to dredge up to five million bushels of oyster shells from the Man-O-War Shoals near the mouth of the Patapsco River over five years, and perhaps as many as 30 million bushels longer term.
June 2, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Litigation, issued this statement following EPA's announcement that it plans to deny a petition to force 19 out-of-state power plants to reduce pollution harming Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay.
CBF Applauds Hogan Administration for Holding Exelon Accountable for Its Share of Conowingo Clean-Up
April 27, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS,MD)—Alison Prost, Acting Vice President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following Maryland’s issuance today of a Water Quality Certification to Exelon Generation Company LLC to operate the Conowingo Dam for the next 50 years.
April 25, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today began a first-of-its kind experiment in Maryland: build and monitor a giant man-made oyster reef to test whether such reefs can break up dead zones of low oxygen.
April 18, 2018
(EASTON, MD)—Tom Leigh, a former local Riverkeeper and Chesapeake Bay Trust program director, has been hired as a clean water expert to counsel multiple Eastern Shore localities.
March 30, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement after Baltimore Orioles Executive Vice President John Angelos announced a $300,000 pledge to local charities in support of the club's Birdland Community Heroes program.
CBF, Quantified Ventures to Help Baltimore City Try a New Idea: "Pay For Success" Environmental Projects
March 26, 2018
(BALTIMORE, MD)—In a first of its kind project in Maryland, the City of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) will pioneer a strategy for improving neighborhoods and reducing water pollution.
March 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—A bill to better protect Maryland's best forests from development is again facing uncertainty on the eve of "cross over.”
March 2, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following a decision by the Anne Arundel County Board of Appeals to dismiss a case involving a controversial development called Turtle Run at Deep Cove.
February 16, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today in response to a Feb. 13 letter from Governor Hogan to U.S. Senate leadership in which the Governor expressed his “strong opposition” to federal legislation weakening the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.
February 1, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Legislation was introduced today to help slow the destruction of Maryland's forests by updating the state's 27-year-old Forest Conservation Act.