Hampton Roads Faces Harmful Algal Blooms This Week
August 27, 2021
A proliferation of harmful algal blooms this week across Hampton Roads is clear in striking aerial photos and videos captured by CBF and American Multimedia Solutions near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel on Aug. 26. The algae colored the water reddish-brown in many places, including Ocean View in Norfolk, Chic’s Beach in Virginia Beach, and the Lafayette and York rivers.
Save the Bay News: For Your Health, Restore the Bay
May 21, 2021
Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at how the health of our communities is inseparable from the health of our environment.
The Environment and Public Health: Connecting the Dots
April 7, 2021
The health of our communities is inseparable from the health of our environment. As policymakers and communities throughout the watershed face the compounding, urgent challenges of environmental degradation, public health crises, racial injustice, and climate change, solutions like these that offer significant co-benefits cannot be ignored. In caring for the Bay's health, we care for our own.
This Month on the Bay: Homebound Birding
April 13, 2020
We all may be stuck close to our nests, but webcams and windows are still aflutter as the Bay’s charismatic avian residents celebrate spring. Here’s what to look for.
This Month on the Bay: Tiny, Timid, Timberdoodle Dancers
March 13, 2020
The sun sank. The indigo evening swept in with a hush. Ears straining and flashlights ready, we waited for the timberdoodles.
February 26, 2020
In the marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, Harriet Tubman’s story comes alive.
This Week in the Watershed: Resisting Rollbacks
October 5, 2018
It was less than a generation ago that America was confronted with the consequences of the degradation of the environment.
June 26 Discussion to Examine Chesapeake Bay Culture and Conflict
June 18, 2018
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—Learn about the extraordinary history of the first European explorers and the people they encountered on and around the Chesapeake Bay in what is now Hampton Roads at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's next free Brock Environmental Learning Series discussion on Tuesday, June 26.
The Original Clean the Bay Day Crew Reunites
May 24, 2018
On May 15, a small group of people concerned about the state of the Bay and its beaches reconvened for the first time in many years.
Parachutes for the Planet: Aiming for a Livable Future
May 17, 2018
We have to be the promise for the planet.
In the Path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline
May 8, 2018
Water is life, and clean, abundant water is our right.
A Clean Chesapeake Bay Requires a Strong EPA
October 25, 2017
In September of 1983, the results of a seven-year EPA study of the Chesapeake Bay landed on our respective desks — one of us was the new administrator of EPA, recently appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and the other was the new president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Photo of the Week: Above the Bay
September 28, 2017
The Bay, to me, represents Maryland and the foundation of our lives. From the creatures of the Bay to beautiful summers in the water.
Clean Water Advocates Fighting State House GOP Revenue Proposal
September 19, 2017