2021 Press Releases - Watershed-wide

  • After Major Striped Bass Decline, ASMFC Opens Fishery Plan to Comment

    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.

  • CBF President Will Baker to Retire

    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.

  • CBF's 2020 State of the Bay Score Down Slightly

    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.

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