Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Old Dominion University Launch Resilient and Adaptable Communities Partnership
March 15, 2023
Marking an important step in Virginia’s efforts to adapt to climate change and sea level rise, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Old Dominion University (ODU) launched a new Resilient and Adaptable Communities Partnership this week.
Two Jars of Water, and a Lasting Environmental Legacy for Pennsylvania
October 14, 2022
More than fifty years after the Pennsylvania constitution's Environmental Rights Amendment passed, Franklin L. Kury reflects on how the amendment continues to be a driver for protecting all Pennsylvanians' rights to clean water, air, and a healthy environment.
Virginia Announces $13.6 Million in Flood Preparedness Grants Paid for by RGGI
September 29, 2022
Yesterday the Youngkin Administration announced it has awarded $13.6 million in flood preparedness grants to 27 projects across Virginia using funding generated by Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Save the Bay News: An Ancient Fish in Danger, Farmer Funds, and Crabs
September 16, 2022
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we look into concerns over a proposed salmon factory, recent landmark federal legislation, crabs, and the latest survey of underwater grasses.
Successful Shorelines Require a Sea Change
September 15, 2022
Living shorelines of native plants are often more effective, and more cost-effective over the long run, than armoring shorelines with rocks, concrete or treated lumber.
Save the Bay News: Hurricanes, Heat Waves, and Unpaving Paradise
July 22, 2022
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content. This month we look at the impacts of climate change and the things we can do to make communities, and the Bay, more resilient.
Tracing a River's Rage
July 20, 2022
Kicking off a week-long exploration of the Chesapeake Bay, students connect the dots between climate change, communities, and water quality in Ellicott City, Maryland and beyond.
Here Comes the Story of a Hurricane
July 19, 2022
Fifty years ago last month, monster storm Agnes unleashed horror on the Chesapeake Bay region. That was just the beginning.
Catching a Heat Wave
July 18, 2022
The Chesapeake Bay is warming. Researchers are finding out why—and what a hotter future means.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Climate Solutions Now Act Will Benefit Bay Restoration
April 8, 2022
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is pleased the Climate Solutions Now Act has been enacted following Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to allow it to become law without his signature.
CBF Applauds Maryland House of Delegates’ Approval of Climate Solutions Now Act
March 29, 2022
Today, the Maryland House of Delegates approved the Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022 by a vote of 95 to 42. The House vote follows the state Senate’s approval of the legislation on March 14.
CBF Statement on Maryland Senate's Approval of Climate Solutions Now Act
March 14, 2022
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) sees today’s Maryland state Senate vote approving the Climate Solutions Now Act as a first step toward significantly reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions.
March 9, 2022
CBF's Brian Gish has a plan to restore habitat for brook trout in Pennsylvania.
Virginia Resiliency Bills Advance Flood Preparedness Work
February 28, 2022
To protect people and the environment across Virginia from flooding, rising seas, and extreme storms, Virginia legislators are currently considering several coastal resiliency proposals.
Cleanup Deadline Is Near, the Bay Needs Action Now
February 25, 2022
The science has been clear; we know what we need to do to restore the Chesapeake Bay but we are not doing it fast enough or at the scale necessary to succeed.
CBF Urges General Assembly to Pass Strong Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022
February 14, 2022
CBF is advocating for Maryland legislators this year to approve strengthened legislation aimed at reducing the state's greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change.
Virginia Needs Reliable Investment to Fight Flooding and Pollution
February 1, 2022
We simply cannot afford to press reset on funding flood protection. Our economy, well-being, and quality of life depend on it.
CBF Recommends Passage of Baltimore City Climate Bills
January 14, 2022
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is supporting a package of three bills being debated by the Baltimore City Council that would help reduce some of the harmful effects of climate change.
It's Time to Stem the Flood of Woes Brought on by Climate Change
December 10, 2021
For those of us who live in the Chesapeake Bay region, on the front lines of climate change, making sure we fight it aggressively is personal.
Virginia Releases Coastal Resilience Master Plan
December 7, 2021
Today Virginia Governor Ralph Northam released Virginia’s Coastal Resilience Master Plan, which aims to protect communities vulnerable to flooding and provides a roadmap for adapting to climate change.
Let's Choose Nature Over Higher Flood Walls
October 5, 2021
How we adapt our built infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay region to the challenge of sea level rise needs to be at the forefront of climate change discussions.
Save the Bay News: Tropical Wood Stork, Trees for Cows, and a Richmond Oasis
September 24, 2021
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look into some of the rivers and streams that make up the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Unexpected Visitor Spotted in C&O Canal in Montgomery County
September 22, 2021
The tropical Wood Stork is rarely seen in Maryland, but could have been blown north by Hurricane Ida.
Pivotal Partners in Saving the Bay
July 16, 2021
How a small but mighty team is working to restore the Bay, address climate change, and educate the next generation of clean water stewards.
'The Greatest Opportunity': 5 Takeaways from Secretary Blinken's Climate Speech on the Chesapeake Bay
April 21, 2021
In a national address from CBF headquarters in Annapolis, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken this week called for American leadership on climate change and highlighted the Chesapeake Bay as a blueprint for innovation to lead the world forward. Here are five big takeaways from his speech.
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