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  • Sharks: From Miocene to Modern Day

    July 14, 2021

    We’ve all heard about sharks in the Bay, but did you know that these apex predators have actually been living here long before us humans ever showed up?

  • How to Get Pennsylvania Farmers to Save the Chesapeake Bay

    July 13, 2021

    Environmentalists believe reducing runoff from Pennsylvania farms is key to restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Maryland’s 5 Million Tree Program Will Help Protect the Shore

    July 7, 2021

    Climate change is a pressing threat to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Planting trees is a cost-effective way to help insulate communities against climate change and mitigate its more devastating effects.

  • Baltimore Marks Milestone in Addressing Sewer Overflows

    July 6, 2021

    After years of advocacy, a major upgrade at the city’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant will help prevent millions of gallons of sewage from flowing into Baltimore Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Herons in Harrisburg

    July 2, 2021

    Endangered Yellow-crowned Night-Herons are finding unexpected refuge in urban neighborhoods.

  • Protect Mussels Too

    July 1, 2021

    Nearly half of all mussel species face extinction, threatened by pollution and disease.

  • Pride for the Bay

    June 30, 2021

    Just as biodiversity is the key to a thriving ecosystem, human diversity is the key to saving the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • Blue Crabs: How are They Doing?

    June 23, 2021

    Long-term, blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay are doing better than they were. But a record low number of juvenile crabs this year raises the need for caution. Chris Moore, CBF's Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist, breaks down the numbers and what they mean.

  • Save the Bay News: Urban Watersheds, Community Farms, and Rain Gardens

    June 17, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at the opportunities cities have to help stop pollution in the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • Exploring Urban Watersheds

    June 16, 2021

    Teachers tie together city and environmental issues in a new CBF Chesapeake Classrooms course.

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