MD's Forest Conservation Act Need to Be Revisited
March 6, 2018
Forest destruction in Maryland is a major concern of the state legislature this year and with good reason.
This Week in the Watershed: An Oyster Moon Race
March 2, 2018
Bold, ambitious, and audacious goals are usually met with one of two reactions—incredulity or inspiration.
This Week in the Watershed: Acting Out
February 23, 2018
To save the Bay, accepting the status quo is often not an option.
Top Five Things You Always Wondered About Bay Winters
February 19, 2018
Just how exactly do things change on the Bay during the winter season, and more importantly, why? Here are answers to some of those burning questions you’ve always had but never asked about wintertime on the Chesapeake.
CBF Issues Statement on 90 Percent Budget Cut for The Bay Program
February 12, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the release of the Fiscal Year 2019 Trump Administration budget, which reduced funding for EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program by 90 percent.
Fast and Furious in Harrisburg, Annapolis, and Richmond
February 9, 2018
At the dawn of every new year, shortly after the ball drops and the confetti is swept away, our Bay saving efforts kick into another gear. With the new year comes the start of legislative sessions in Maryland and Virginia, and its continuation in Pennsylvania.
This Week in the Watershed: Keep the Cap!
February 2, 2018
Ospreys soaring through the sky, dolphins jumping through the water, and rockfish on your dinner plate. What do these all have in common?
Legislation Introduced to Save Maryland’s Best Forests
February 1, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Legislation was introduced today to help slow the destruction of Maryland's forests by updating the state's 27-year-old Forest Conservation Act.
CBF Issues Statement Following EPA Administrator Pruitt’s Testimony
January 30, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)–Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today.
This Week in the Watershed: A United Front
January 19, 2018
In our current polarized and fractured political sphere, it is extremely rare for a clear majority to agree on something. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a diverse coalition is finding common ground on one topic–clean water.
How About Home-Grown Oysters and Wine?
January 18, 2018
What about a new tradition: home-grown oysters and wine?
This Week in the Watershed: A Bay-Saving Momentum
January 12, 2018
Watch any sporting event long enough and eventually you’ll see an invisible but palpable force seize control of the game.
This Week in the Watershed: An Unjustifiable Risk
January 5, 2018
Magic happens when fresh and salt water collide. Life explodes in estuaries, as they are some of the most productive ecosystems in the world. We witness this every day in the Chesapeake Bay, North America’s largest estuary.
CBF Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Oil Drilling Plans
January 4, 2018
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the Trump Administration’s decision to open coastal waters to oil drilling.
This Week in the Watershed: 2017 in Review
December 22, 2017
2017 was a year of milestones. Celebrating our 50th year of working to save the Bay, with incredible support from our members, CBF accomplished an awful lot.
This Week in the Watershed: Healthy Communities, Healthy Bay
December 15, 2017
It's no coincidence that what's good for water quality is often good for public health. And in Baltimore, one facility stands in the way of both.
CBF Issues Statement on Pollution Assessment
December 14, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Following the release of the Chesapeake Bay Program's pollution assessment, Beth McGee, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued this statement.
This Week in the Watershed: A Remarkable Day of Giving
December 1, 2017
In what's becoming an annual tradition, a motley crew of brave (or crazy?) CBF staffers plunged into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay for the third consecutive year as a thank you to the hundreds of generous CBF members who gave on Giving Tuesday.
This Week in the Watershed: Bunker Battle Continues
November 17, 2017
The message was loud, clear, and nearly unanimous. More than 127,000 individuals submitted comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and when they were tallied, a resounding 99.6 percent were in support of an ecosystem-based approach to menhaden management.
CBF Statement on ASMFC Menhaden Actions This Week
November 15, 2017
(LINTHICUM, MD)—The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board took the following actions on Monday and Tuesday.
CBF Statement on ASMFC Menhaden Fishery Decision
November 13, 2017
(LINTHICUM, MD)—The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board today voted to continue with the status quo for managing the menhaden fishery rather than immediately adopt limits that would take into account menhaden’s role in the food chain.
This Week in the Watershed: Fighting for Forests
November 10, 2017
Right now, throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed, trees are exploding with color. The beautiful foliage around every corner is just one of the many benefits trees provide.
This Week in the Watershed: A Critical Election
November 3, 2017
After last year's volatile election cycle, it's tempting to dismiss any call to the polls this season. But the Virginia gubernatorial election is only days away. And this election is critical.
This Week in the Watershed: Losing Our Compass
October 27, 2017
At the foundation of all the work to save the Bay is one fundamental element–science.
This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Bread and Butter
October 20, 2017
There are only a few days left to help the most important fish in the sea.
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