News

  • Postcards from Paradise

    May 27, 2022

    Every summer, hundreds of teachers, principals, and administrators participate in a CBF's professional development immersion courses along the Bay and its rivers. In between testing water quality and setting crab pots, participants learn lessons to bring back to the classroom and fall in love with teaching again.

  • A Symbol for Pennsylvania

    May 16, 2022

    The largest salamanders in North America were plentiful in the Bay watershed decades ago. Today, with their populations teetering and habitat facing multiple threats, the Eastern hellbender is still as charismatic and ugly a critter as ever.

  • Innovative Virginia Beach Effort Exceeds Expectations to Transform Students into Environmental Leaders

    May 12, 2022

    As the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) one-of-a-kind Macon and Joan Brock Classroom marks its first graduating class of high school students in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) Environmental Studies Program, the effort is exceeding expectations to create new environmental leaders.

  • Virginia Budget Items Support Clean Water, Oysters, Mussels, and Environmental Education

    February 16, 2022

    As Virginia legislators consider the budget for the next two fiscal years, the CBF urges support for many important clean water initiatives.

  • 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.

  • Chesapeake Bay Trust Issues Chesapeake Oyster Innovation Awards

    December 21, 2021

    The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance, is pleased to announce the approval of 13 grants in Maryland and Virginia for the Chesapeake Oyster Innovation Awards, a program supported by CBF.

  • 'Trashion' Fashion Meets the Chesapeake Bay

    December 2, 2021

    Fashion designer and CBF volunteer Sonya Phillips raises awareness for the Bay in an unexpectedly chic way.

  • Save the Bay News: SCUBA, Oysters, and Teaching Tech

    October 29, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at how a diverse array of groups and individuals throughout the watershed are pushing Bay restoration forward.

  • Taking a Dive

    October 27, 2021

    Black Girls Dive Foundation students learn about science, technology, engineering, robotics, arts, and mathematics through SCUBA lessons.

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