Cumberland County Farm Project Is an Example of How the New ACAP Cost-Share Works for Cleaner Streams in Pennsylvania
December 21, 2023
Liquid manure doesn’t run off of Greg Strayer’s Cumberland County beef farm and threaten the Conodoguinet Creek any longer, thanks to a new 185,000-gallon storage area made possible with cost-share funds through Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP).
More Funding for Farm Practices and Livestock Exclusion Are Among CBF's Legislative Priorities for Pennsylvania in 2024
December 19, 2023
Increased and sustained funding for farm practices and more streambank fencing are among what the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) sees as legislative priorities for Pennsylvania in 2024.
November 1, 2023
Brennan Ka’aihue celebrated winning a 2022 Mira Lloyd Dock Partnership Diversity Award with a project that is for the birds.
October 30, 2023
The Halfmoon and Pequea Creek Watersheds Renewal Project, coordinated by CBF, is accelerating progress toward bringing impaired streams in the two Pennsylvania watersheds back to health.
October 27, 2023
On Saturday, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will open for public comment its Draft 2024 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring Report that identifies 28,820 miles of waterways in the Commonwealth that have been damaged by pollution.
July 26, 2023
The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is accepting nominations for the Annual Mira Lloyd Dock Partnership Diversity Award, given in recognition of conservation work in environmental justice communities in Pennsylvania.
CBF Applauds $14.3 Million in Bay Program Grants To Benefit Pennsylvania Farms, Improve Local Waters
July 25, 2023
CBF applauded today’s announcement in Pennsylvania that $14.3 million will benefit farms and help farmers implement conservation measures to improve water quality locally and at the Chesapeake Bay.
July 14, 2023
CBF on Thursday filed an amicus brief asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reverse a Commonwealth Court decision that the Borough of West Chester’s stormwater fee is a tax as applied to West Chester University of Pennsylvania property within the borough.
June 7, 2023
Summer is coming, and what many don’t realize is that sealing driveways and parking lots can pose significant risks both to human health and to aquatic life in our rivers and streams.
May 31, 2023
The local community is invited to learn more about the Marsh Creek Watershed and plans to restore and protect it at a free public event in Centre County, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, June 8.
May 5, 2023
A free field day in Lancaster County on Saturday, May 13, is an opportunity to learn about the Upper Conestoga River and a restoration plan to clean and protect it.
April 26, 2023
The 2023 planting seasons will be the most ambitious yet for the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership, to directly fund and plant over 300,000 new trees for Pennsylvania this spring and add another 200,000 in the fall.
April 25, 2023
Julia Krall is the new Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) in Pennsylvania. She succeeds CBF Staff Attorney Trisha Salvia, who had been serving as Interim Director.
February 24, 2023
For creek critters, salty streams are a toxic brew. But road salts also pollute nearby soils, kill trees and plants important for wildlife, corrode bridges, and pollute drinking water supplies.
January 11, 2023
Trisha Salvia, Interim Director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) in Pennsylvania, applauded the nominations of Russell Redding and Cindy Adams Dunn to return as Secretaries of the Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture, and Conservation and Natural Resources, respectively.