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  • CBF Issues Statement on Compromise Federal Farm Bill

    December 11, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—After reviewing the proposed federal Farm Bill compromise, which will be considered by the House and Senate, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Science and Agricultural Policy Beth McGee issued this statement.

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Statement on WOTUS Change

    December 11, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Lisa Feldt issued this statement today following the EPA announcement proposing to revise the definition of "waters of the United States" rule.

  • CBF Statement on Grant to Increase Hopewell Trees

    December 7, 2018

    (HOPEWELL)—This week the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded an approximately $200,000 grant to continue a major effort in Hopewell by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and partners to increase the city’s tree cover and the use of natural solutions to flooding.

  • CBF: From Paper to Practice, Real Benefits Come When Farm Plans Are Implemented

    December 7, 2018

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, made the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reported that inspections found that 96 percent of almost 3,000 small farms visited in the watershed meet state requirements for having pollution reduction plans.

  • Making History in 2018

    December 4, 2018

    Right in our own backyard, the world's greatest environmental recovery is taking place. And that is in no small part thanks to you.

  • CBF Issues Statement on Grant to Expand Rotational Grazing

    December 4, 2018

    (HARRISBURG, PA)—The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced yesterday that the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will receive more than $850,000 to promote rotational grazing (also known as prescribed grazing) in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia.

  • CBF Statement on Lynnhaven River Oyster Restoration NFWF Grant

    December 3, 2018

    (VIRGINIA BEACH)—Today the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded two grants for oyster restoration in the Lynnhaven River to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Lynnhaven River NOW.

  • The Original Thanksgiving Dinner Reimagined

    November 15, 2018

    We can only imagine the bounty the Bay could have provided the first Thanksgiving participants, just a decade removed from Captain John Smith’s first voyage up the Chesapeake.

  • Harry Lester: Use Nature-Based Solutions to Address Flooding

    November 13, 2018

    With his recent executive order, Gov. Ralph Northam wisely directed the commonwealth to prepare for the inevitable impacts of climate change.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Ripple Effect

    November 9, 2018

    We face numerous issues cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. And these issues are interconnected.

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