July 28, 2021
The Chesapeake Bay Program has released the results of the 2020 Bay grasses survey, which found a 7 percent decline from 2019.
July 16, 2021
Data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Old Dominion University found that the dead zone in the Chesapeake Bay was smaller than average in June.
June 23, 2021
The Chesapeake Bay’s dead zone is predicted to be smaller than average this summer. The forecast is largely based on the amount of rainfall from January to May.
May 26, 2021
Upon the passing of former Senator John W. Warner of Virginia, CBF President William C. Baker has issued the following statement.
May 21, 2021
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission and Maryland Department of Natural Resources released the results of the 2021 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, an annual estimate of the population of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
April 21, 2021
Clean air, clean water, and a life without fear of violence are rights we all share. We must all continue to raise our voices for racial justice.
February 3, 2021
In another step towards rebuilding the striped bass population, an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) panel will open the Public Information Document for Amendment 7 for public comment.
January 22, 2021
CBF President William C. Baker and the Board of Trustees today discussed succession planning for Baker’s retirement at the end this year.
January 5, 2021
This year, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's assessment of the State of the Bay remained at a D+, but declined by one point from 2018. While concerning, the decline is largely due to ineffective management of the Bay's striped bass population, as opposed to water quality concerns.