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  • Life in a Rain Garden

    June 11, 2021

    For us, it's water infrastructure. For birds and insects, it's home.

  • Tiny but Mighty

    May 20, 2021

    Bees are critical to our culture, economy, and environment. So why are we losing them at an alarming rate?

  • 5 Ways Bay Restoration Influences Your Health

    May 19, 2021

    What does water quality have to do with heart disease, stress, and memory? More than you may think!

  • Congress Goes WILD for New Restoration Program

    February 9, 2021

    New Chesapeake WILD program will help restore fish and wildlife habitat and bolster recreational opportunities through the Watershed, if Congress delivers funding.

  • Trees Are Improving Communities and Virginia Legislators Can Help

    January 7, 2021

    Trees are a simple and effective tool to make Virginia neighborhoods more livable while providing a cost-effective option to address environmental concerns. In the upcoming General Assembly session, Virginia legislators should help cities and counties expand those efforts.

  • 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.

  • The Forest for the Trees

    October 18, 2019

    Forests are one of our most valuable resources in our work towards clean water. But despite their value, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate in Maryland's Anne Arundel County.

  • The Bulldozers Are Winning

    October 2, 2019

    Forests are one of our most valuable resources in our work towards clean water. But despite their value, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate in Maryland's Anne Arundel County.

  • CBF Urges Full Implementation of Commonwealth’s Plan to Reduce Pollution in Rivers and Streams

    April 12, 2019

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today released its draft plan to ensure that programs and practices are in place to reduce pollution in the Keystone State's rivers and streams by 2025.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bulldozers Are Waiting

    March 1, 2019

    It’s a scene that’s far too common. A fleet of gas-guzzling bulldozers flatten acres of high-value, mature, and healthy forest. In a flash, decades, even centuries, of nature’s hard work is reduced to stumps and mud.

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