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CBF President Will Baker speaks to members of the media during a press conference at the Philip Merrill Environmental Center.

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Media contacts, press releases, the latest news on CBF and the Chesapeake Bay, and quick links to more information.

Media Contacts

Headquarters

John Surrick

Director of Media Relations jsurrick@cbf.org
410-271-0907
Maryland

AJ Metcalf

Media & Communications Coordinator ametcalf@cbf.org
443-482-2023
Pennsylvania

BJ Small

Media & Communications Coordinator bsmall@cbf.org
717-200-4521
Virginia

Kenny Fletcher

Media & Communications Coordinator kfletcher@cbf.org
804-258-1628
Federal Office

Lisa Caruso

Media & Communications Coordinator lcaruso@cbf.org
202-793-4485
General Communications

Rob Beach

Vice President of Communications rbeach@cbf.org
443-482-2076

Press Releases

  • News

  • CBF and Allies Urge White House to Add Race to Environmental Justice Tool

    May 25, 2022

    CBF and 15 other environmental, water quality, and faith organizations today urged the White House to use race and a more inclusive definition of “disadvantaged” in the tool it will use to determine whether a community qualifies for additional federal resources to address the environmental injustices it faces.

  • Blue Crab Survey Results Show Downturn

    May 19, 2022

    Today the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and Maryland Department of Natural Resources released the results of the 2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, an annual estimate of the population of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. CBF Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist Chris Moore issued this statement.

More press releases from 2022, 2021, 2020, and 2019.

Stories

  • Postcards from Paradise

    May 27, 2022

    Every summer, hundreds of teachers, principals, and administrators participate in a CBF's professional development immersion courses along the Bay and its rivers. In between testing water quality and setting crab pots, participants learn lessons to bring back to the classroom and fall in love with teaching again.

  • Funding Crucial for the Future of Clean Water in Pennsylvania

    May 20, 2022

    The commonwealth's legislature has a once in a lifetime opportunity to act on its clean water commitment by passing the proposed spending budget and legislation to provide investments for critical financial and technical resources to farmers and communities for clean water.

  • Save the Bay News: Headwaters, Hellbenders, and Stopping a Toxic Brew

    May 20, 2022

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we look at the importance of headwaters and how we can restore and protect them.

Read more stories in our Save the Bay blog.


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