June 29, 2018
Speak of the Chesapeake Bay and thoughts of the mighty oyster or beloved blue crab are not far away. These treasured critters are not only delectable but are critical building blocks for the health of the Bay's ecology.
June 28, 2018
(BALTIMORE, MD)—A man-made oyster reef finished a year ago next to Fort Carroll in the middle of the Patapsco River is in excellent condition.
June 18, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director, issued this statement following a media report that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on May 17 granted a request by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to dredge up to five million bushels of oyster shells from the Man-O-War Shoals near the mouth of the Patapsco River over five years, and perhaps as many as 30 million bushels longer term.
June 8, 2018
When Virginia's General Assembly adjourned in March, there was one item unresolved. There was deadlock on the state budget. But following a lengthy special session, it's clear there is something legislators all agree on: clean water.
June 2, 2018
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—Volunteers across Virginia today took part in the 30th annual Clean the Bay Day, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual shoreline and stream cleanup and one of the largest volunteer events in Virginia.
June 1, 2018
The history of efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are riddled with grand promises, high expectations, and missed deadlines. But the story changed when the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint was introduced in 2010.
May 18, 2018
When Robert Dean was planning the first Clean the Bay Day 29 years ago, his greatest worry was getting enough volunteers to leave the comfort of their homes on a Saturday morning to get dirty and tired picking up trash. But he underestimated the love Virginians have for their waterways.
May 15, 2018
Looking at a bucket full of gardening spades shouldn’t be exciting.
May 11, 2018
Like the victim of Chinese water torture, the Chesapeake Bay seems afflicted by a constant stream of assaults, most of them man-made.
May 10, 2018
(VIRGINIA)—Restaurants and seafood lovers are urgently needed to help provide the 3,000 bushels of oyster shells needed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation this year to build new oyster reefs.
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