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  • 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.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Cornerstone

    February 22, 2019

    Following decades of restoration work, we are making progress restoring the Bay's native oyster population. And two pieces of legislation before the Maryland General Assembly would take restoration efforts even further.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Forest Fervor

    February 8, 2019

    We are losing our forests at an alarming rate throughout the watershed.

  • Students Determined to Continue Efforts to Recognize Hellbenders

    December 11, 2018

    Despite stalling out in the Pennsylvania House, these students aren't giving up on saving and recognizing Eastern hellbenders.

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