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  • Stewarding the Land

    August 8, 2017

    Visitors on hay wagons rode through rolling hills of corn, cover crops, and contour strips under a blazing sun in Juniata County, to get a close look and learn about conservation efforts through farmers’ eyes.

  • CBF: Marylanders Shouldn't Suffer So Upwind Power Plants Can Profit

    July 20, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following Maryland’s notification today that it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.

  • Claw and Order: How Are the Crabs Doing?

    July 19, 2017

    Welcome to the dog days of summer! Around the Chesapeake Bay, this is also crab feast season.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Pride or Disgrace

    June 30, 2017

    It has been several months since the Trump administration proposed its federal budget, but we are still aghast at the draconian cuts to Bay cleanup programs.

  • Under the Microscope: Science the Source of Solutions

    June 27, 2017

    As a young boy, my curiosity about the woods, critters and water of the Back Mountain region of northern Luzerne County made for an exciting and formative time.

  • Brewing for the Bay

    June 23, 2017

    When you think of a farm, you might imagine a picturesque barn with rolling hills dotted with cows or perfect, straight rows of tomatoes.

  • Why Cut a $73 Million Program That Provides Billions in Benefits?

    June 21, 2017

    There is more good news for the Bay this spring. There is clear consensus in the scientific community that the health of the Bay is improving.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Spanning Generations

    June 16, 2017

    Inspiring. That’s the first word that came to mind when hearing the story of Walter Zadan, an integral volunteer for our Virginia oyster restoration team, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday.

  • Charles County Commissioners Say "Yes" to Critical Zoning Protections for Mattawoman Creek

    June 7, 2017

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Erik Fisher, Maryland Land Use Planner for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following votes by Commissioners Murphy, Robinson, and Stewart to adopt Watershed Conservation District zoning that will prevent excessive development and help protect clean water in Mattawoman Creek.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Chesapeake Bay Turducken

    June 2, 2017

    Anyone who has been fishing or crabbing can attest that half the fun is the thrill of not knowing what exactly is on the end of the line or in the pot.

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