October 28, 2020
This year’s small dead zone is another positive sign that watershed-wide Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts are working.
August 7, 2020
Each year during the summer, an area of water with low oxygen levels—known as a “dead zone”—forms in the Bay. But what about this year’s dead zone and what it means for the Bay?
June 4, 2020
We talk with CBF’s Maryland Senior Scientist Doug Myers to explain what's behind the rust-colored water in the mid-Bay's tidal rivers and what it means.
January 24, 2020
In a major step forward, legislation being considered for the first time in Virginia's General Assembly would set a deadline for farmers to install key conservation practices that lead to healthier waterways and benefit farmers.
October 30, 2019
Climate change might be a global problem, but we are feeling the impacts here at home.
August 16, 2019
Last week, three dogs—Abby, Izzy and Harpo—had a play date in and around a seemingly harmless pond in Wilmington, North Carolina. A few hours later all three were dead. The culprit? A poisonous blue-green algae.
July 18, 2019
Working together, researchers and policymakers created a win for the James River—and everyone else.
February 1, 2019
As another polar vortex pays an unwelcome visit to our region, the salt trucks are out in full force. And the thousands of tons of salt spread on our roads and sidewalks can have harmful effects on the health of our rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.
January 10, 2019
January 7, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s biennial State of the Bay report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall.
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