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  • This Week in the Watershed

    August 19, 2016

    George Washington once wrote in his diary that he "went a dragging for Sturgeon," fishing for a culinary staple in the 18th century. But it's more than being mentioned in George Washington's diary that makes the Atlantic sturgeon an American legend.

  • Fox Island Magic

    August 9, 2016

    As Arthur Sherwood, one of CBF's founding members and first executive director, said: "The place to teach people about the Bay is on it and in it."

  • This Week in the Watershed

    August 5, 2016

    The lazy, dog days of summer might be upon us, but saving the Bay never stops.

  • Ditches for Clean Water

    August 3, 2016

    The word "ditch" doesn't conjure up good feelings about water quality, wildlife habitat, or aesthetics.

  • Lea's Clean Water Story

    August 2, 2016

    Since my early childhood, I have had a passion for marine science and protecting our coastal ecosystems.

  • Photo of the Week: A Lone Waterman

    August 1, 2016

    A lone waterman tending to his crab pots near the Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve in Onemo, Virginia.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Eco-City Farms

    July 29, 2016

    Miles from the countryside, surrounded by townhomes and busy city streets in Prince George's County, Maryland, one organization is working to serve as a model for urban farming operations.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    July 22, 2016

    There are many things we love about the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams, but near the top of the list are all the wonderful critters.

  • Good News about Oysters

    July 21, 2016

    Persuading microscopic oyster larvae to "set" on old shells is as simple as placing plenty of both into a large round tank of circulating Bay water and leaving them together for several days. Right?

  • Chesapeake under Congressional Attack

    July 20, 2016

    Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved anti-Save-the-Bay legislation that would turn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency into a paper tiger when it comes to reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution.

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