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

Photo Credit: Rob Beach/CBF Staff

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

Media Contacts


John Surrick

Director of Media Relations

AJ Metcalf

Media & Communications Coordinator

BJ Small

Media & Communications Coordinator

Kenny Fletcher

Media & Communications Coordinator
Federal Office

Lisa Caruso

Media & Communications Coordinator
General Communications

Rob Beach

Vice President of Communications

Press Releases

  • News

  • CBF Welcomes New Investments in Farm Conservation Programs

    April 21, 2021

    Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced new investments the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to make in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and other programs that help farmers adopt environmentally friendly best management practices that can also mitigate the effects of climate change.

  • CBF Responds to the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

    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.

More press releases from 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017.


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