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  • CBF Statement on Future of Menhaden Management in Virginia

    March 7, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)–Legislation aiming to protect menhaden and keep Virginia in compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) menhaden management plan has failed to advance in Virginia's General Assembly.

  • 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.

  • CBF Offers Unique Local Oyster and Wine Pairing

    March 1, 2018

    (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Brock Environmental Center is kicking off its participation in the 10 billion oyster partnership on March 18 with Virginia oysters and wine at a unique pairing event.

  • CBF Statement on Passage of Menhaden Legislation

    February 28, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)–HB 1610, which would keep Virginia in compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) menhaden management plan, passed the House Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee today. Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist Chris Moore released the following statement.

  • Announcing the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance

    February 26, 2018

    Just this morning, more than 30 community groups, oyster growers, universities, and non-profits came together to commit to a goal of adding 10 billion water-filtering oysters to the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Acting Out

    February 23, 2018

    To save the Bay, accepting the status quo is often not an option.

  • CBF Statement on New VMRC Commissioner Steve Bowman

    February 23, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Virginia Director Rebecca Tomazin issued the following statement on the appointment of Steve Bowman as commissioner of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.

  • Gov. Northam to Join Forum on Virginia Offshore Drilling Concerns

    February 22, 2018

    (NORFOLK, VA)–Governor Ralph Northam will join other distinguished panelists in discussing concerns about proposed oil and gas drilling off Virginia’s coast at a March 5, Blue Planet Forum titled Offshore Drilling: Perspectives to Consider.

  • 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 Statement on Clean Water Programs in Proposed Virginia Budgets

    February 19, 2018

    (RICHMOND, VA)—In separate proposed budgets released Sunday, the Virginia Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee released funding proposals for the Commonwealth’s clean water programs for the next two fiscal years.

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