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  • This Month on the Bay: March’s Lion Has Lost His Teeth

    March 21, 2019

    True to form, March 2019 came in like a lion this year.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Slap in the Face

    March 15, 2019

    Whether on cable news, your social media feed, or at the family dinner table, political bickering feels inescapable. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, individuals of all political persuasions can all agree on one topic–clean water.

  • What We Owe to Rachel Carson

    March 14, 2019

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that description than Rachel Carson. Back in 1962—before there was an Earth Day, or EPA, or even a Chesapeake Bay Foundation—Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. The book that started it all, Spring is credited for launching the modern environmental movement.

  • One Prolific Voice for Clean Water

    March 12, 2019

    CBF's Hampton Roads Grassroots Manager Tanner Council describes Hampton resident Claire Neubert as one of the most prolific volunteers CBF has ever worked with.

  • CSAs for the Bay

    March 6, 2019

    In the Chesapeake region, small scale farming that emphasizes best management practices is vital in supporting the health of the Bay and its waterways.

  • Books for the Future Bay Saver

    March 2, 2019

    This Read Across America Day help your young reader learn more about the Chesapeake Bay and the world around them.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bulldozers Are Waiting

    March 1, 2019

    It’s a scene that’s far too common. A fleet of gas-guzzling bulldozers flatten acres of high-value, mature, and healthy forest. In a flash, decades, even centuries, of nature’s hard work is reduced to stumps and mud.

  • An Oyster Champion in Virginia

    February 27, 2019

    One student is on a quest to officially recognize the importance of oysters in Virginia.

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Cornerstone

    February 22, 2019

    Following decades of restoration work, we are making progress restoring the Bay's native oyster population. And two pieces of legislation before the Maryland General Assembly would take restoration efforts even further.

  • Optimism Amid Challenges as Maryland’s Oyster Farming Industry Continues to Grow

    February 20, 2019

    2019 Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference highlighted changes in the Bay’s regenerative business.

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