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  • CBF Seeking Oyster Gardeners in Virginia

    April 18, 2018

    (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is holding oyster gardening workshops this June on the Eastern Shore and in Hampton Roads, the Northern Neck, and Middle Peninsula that allow volunteers to support efforts by the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance to add 10 billion new oysters to the Bay by 2025.

  • On-The-Water Investigations Offered to Shenandoah Valley Students

    March 29, 2018

    (Virginia)—Time is running out for teachers to sign up their middle and high school students for on-the-water investigations in the Shenandoah Valley this spring with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

  • Volunteers Needed for 30th Annual Clean the Bay Day

    March 27, 2018

    (Virginia)—Thousands of volunteers will work together across Virginia this June to clean up litter along waterways from the Eastern Shore to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • CBF, Quantified Ventures to Help Baltimore City Try a New Idea: "Pay For Success" Environmental Projects

    March 26, 2018

    (BALTIMORE, MD)—In a first of its kind project in Maryland, the City of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) will pioneer a strategy for improving neighborhoods and reducing water pollution.

  • As Crossover Arrives, Chesapeake Bay May Be Big Loser

    March 18, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—A bill to better protect Maryland's best forests from development is again facing uncertainty on the eve of "cross over.”

  • CBF Annual Photo Contest Gets Under Way

    March 12, 2018

    (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's 13th annual watershed photo contest is now underway. Photo submissions are being accepted between now and April 6.

  • "Bees, Trees, and Clean Water" Workshop on March 24

    March 7, 2018

    (MONROE, VA)—A workshop about landscaping with native plants, attracting beneficial birds and insects, and improving the health of streams and rivers will be held in the Lynchburg area on March 24.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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