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  • Acid Mine Drainage: A Toxic Brew Flowing Downstream

    May 6, 2022

    The headwaters of Kittanning Run are like other coldwater fisheries in Pennsylvania. The stream is clear and supports diverse aquatic life. But less than a mile downstream, the Kittanning turns ugly.

  • Five Facts You Didn’t Know About Beavers

    April 7, 2022

    These toothy, big-tailed creatures are some of the Chesapeake’s best Bay savers.

  • Resilient Return

    March 2, 2022

    Resurgence of Atlantic sturgeon in the Chesapeake Bay is reason to continue pollution-reduction efforts.

  • Virginia House and Senate Release Clean Water Budgets

    February 21, 2022

    In separate budgets bills released this Sunday, the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates advanced proposals to fund state operations over the next two years. Both proposals provided unprecedented funding for programs to reduce pollution to the Chesapeake Bay in recognition of the looming 2025 deadline to meet Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint restoration goals.

  • CBF Applauds House Committee Vote to Advance Bipartisan SEEE Act

    February 16, 2022

    CBF applauded the House Natural Resources Committee’s approval today of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize and boost funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Chesapeake Bay Office and expand environmental education about the Bay.

  • CBF Fisheries Scientist Testifies Before Congress on Bay Science and Habitat Restoration Bills

    January 20, 2022

    CBF fisheries scientist Allison Colden testified in Congress today in favor of legislation to protect coastal habitats and expand scientific research and education in the Bay watershed. Colden appeared before the House Natural Resource Committee’s Waters, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee to discuss two bills critical to restoring the Bay and its tributaries and bolstering the region’s resiliency to climate change.

  • Top Five Advocacy Wins for the Bay in 2021

    December 21, 2021

    We look back at what Bay advocates accomplished across the watershed this year.

  • Pivotal Partners in Saving the Bay

    July 16, 2021

    How a small but mighty team is working to restore the Bay, address climate change, and educate the next generation of clean water stewards.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Issues Recommendations for Maryland Oyster Regulations

    June 22, 2021

    In comments filed with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is asking the state to take stronger action to end oyster overfishing and develop a rebuilding plan for areas of the Bay where the oyster population has declined to the lowest levels on record.

  • CBF Issues Statement on UMCES Report Card

    June 22, 2021

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has released its Chesapeake Bay and Watershed Report Card for 2020 and its overall score remained unchanged from last year at a B-.

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