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  • This Week in the Watershed: A Clean Water Consensus

    September 8, 2017

    It’s no secret we’re living in an era of division. On what feels like every issue, consensus is avoided like the plague. But despite this current political climate, we can all agree that clean water crosses party lines.

  • Inadequate Funding for Clean Water Threatens the Livelihoods of Workers and Families

    September 5, 2017

    As Pennsylvania considers yet another budget that does not adequately fund efforts to clean up its rivers and streams, the federal House Appropriations Committee has approved a spending bill that would cut support for the Chesapeake Bay Program from $73 million to $60 million.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Chain of Events

    September 1, 2017

    Here at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, we're often asked, "What can I do to help save the Bay?" While there isn't just one answer to that question, one of my favorite idioms is relevant—90 percent of life is showing up.

  • A Bay Saver's Brew: Turning Rainwater into Beer

    August 16, 2017

    Virginia's Beach's Pleasure House Brewing and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation have teamed up to brew a one-of-a-kind beer using rainwater collected at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center.

  • This Week in the Watershed: A Silver Bullet Illusion

    August 11, 2017

    We’ve said it before, but complex problems require complex solutions.

  • Outdoor Learning Is Important for next Generation of Leaders

    August 10, 2017

    For children growing up today with much more technology than I had, it’s hard to overstate the importance of learning outside

  • Stewarding the Land

    August 8, 2017

    Visitors on hay wagons rode through rolling hills of corn, cover crops, and contour strips under a blazing sun in Juniata County, to get a close look and learn about conservation efforts through farmers’ eyes.

  • Federal Support Is Essential for Cleaner Waterways

    August 7, 2017

    There is no doubt about it. It has been hot in Virginia this summer. Fortunately, in Hampton Roads when the temperature soars we can take to the water to beat the heat.

  • Rep. Taylor On Our Side

    July 24, 2017

    All of us who love the Chesapeake Bay breathed a sigh of relief when Rep. Scott Taylor recently went to bat for the bay in Congress.

  • One Amazing Week and the Next 50 Years

    July 21, 2017

    "Education is the best long-term investment in the Chesapeake Bay." After gathering student leaders from across the watershed for a week of hands-on Bay education, these words by CBF President Will Baker ring true.

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