News

  • Learning for Life

    January 19, 2023

    As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of CBF's award-winning Education programs, we reflect that the first way to get young people to care about the Bay is to let them experience it.

  • Learning for Life

    January 19, 2023

    As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of CBF's award-winning Education programs, we reflect that the first way to get young people to care about the Bay is to let them experience it.

  • Chesapeake Oyster Alliance Awards Grants for 13 Innovative Oyster Projects

    January 9, 2023

    The Chesapeake Oyster Alliance (COA) in partnership with Chesapeake Bay Trust is proud to announce over $115,000 in new grants were recently awarded to 13 different oyster-related businesses and organizations to enhance efforts to add more oysters to the Bay.

  • Lancaster, Central Pennsylvania Honorees Recognized for Conservation and Environmental Justice Work in Under-Served Neighborhoods

    November 10, 2022

    The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership has awarded its 2022 Mira Lloyd Dock Partnership Diversity Awards to Dr. Zeshan Ismat of Lancaster City and Brennan Ka’aihue of Central Pennsylvania.

  • To the Streams!

    October 17, 2022

    Baltimore City teachers and students are heading into the city's waterways as part of a new initiative that aims to overcome barriers to environmental education.

  • Fall Birding on Island Time

    September 13, 2022

    CBF Educator Shayla Keller shares her love of birding on the Chesapeake and tips to enjoy the fall migratory season.

  • A Shellabration on Water

    August 10, 2022

    With oyster kayak tours, Hampton-based eco-tourism company Shored Up LLC celebrates the Bay’s favorite bivalve.

  • A Brighter Future for Pennsylvania Students

    July 26, 2022

    New education standards include critical environmental requirements for all Pennsylvania students.

  • Outdoor Experiences, The Antidote to Screen Time Overload

    July 25, 2022

    Hands-on outdoor education improves physical and mental health, builds social skills, enhances creativity and learning, and improves attention and focus.

  • Save the Bay News: Hurricanes, Heat Waves, and Unpaving Paradise

    July 22, 2022

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we look at the impacts of climate change and the things we can do to make communities, and the Bay, more resilient.

  • Tracing a River's Rage

    July 20, 2022

    Kicking off a week-long exploration of the Chesapeake Bay, students connect the dots between climate change, communities, and water quality in Ellicott City, Maryland and beyond.

  • Summer Reading to Save the Bay

    July 7, 2022

    A CBF partnership with Montgomery County Public Libraries inspires children and teens to read, learn about the Bay, and help restore it.

  • CBF Applauds Fiscal 2023 Funding for Marine Species Restoration and Environmental Education

    June 28, 2022

    CBF thanked the House Appropriations Committee for approving two fiscal year 2023 spending bills that contain encouraging funding levels for restoring marine species vital to the Bay region’s economy and educating young people about the Bay and its tributaries.

  • Virginia Governor Signs Budget with Historic Clean Water Investments

    June 22, 2022

    Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin yesterday signed a two-year state budget that provides historic levels of investment in in farm conservation practices and other programs to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • Virginia Legislators Approve Extraordinary Clean Water Investments

    June 1, 2022

    Virginia legislators in the General Assembly today approved a budget to fund the state government over the next two years that provides historic levels of investment in programs to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • 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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