August 8, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement today following the announcement by Governor Larry Hogan of a demonstration project to dredge 25,000 cubic yards of fill behind the Conowingo Dam.
August 4, 2017
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it has approved a $303 million plan for 36 clean water projects in Maryland.
Conservation Innovation Grant to CBF Will Help Municipalities 'Pay-For-Success' in Meeting Clean Water Requirements
June 15, 2017
(HARRISBURG, PA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will receive an innovative federal grant designed to put conservation practices on farms that will allow municipalities to satisfy stormwater pollution reduction requirements and return profits to capital investors.
June 3, 2017
(RICHMOND, VA)—Thousands of volunteers turned out today for the 29th Clean the Bay Day, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual shoreline and stream cleanup and one of the largest volunteer events in Virginia.
May 30, 2017
Our rivers, beaches, and parks are home to hundreds of species of plants and animals that survive in the river bottom, at the shoreline, and in the trees and shrubs. But there's another population, too — trash.
May 24, 2017
The big "Spring Cleaning" of Virginia's waterways—Clean the Bay Day, is less than two weeks away! With only one week remaining to register, there are plenty of reasons to sign up today.
May 18, 2017
Second Baptist Church of South Richmond has a Mission to Feed the Community and Protect Local Waterways.
May 11, 2017
Alan Girard, CBF's Eastern Shore Director, writes, "This week representatives of six local jurisdictions on Maryland’s Eastern Shore signed off on a proposal to work collaboratively to control polluted runoff – one of the few sources of Bay pollution that’s increasing."
February 9, 2017
If you talk to longtime residents of Hampton Roads, you will hear stories about how waterways are starting to show signs that they may be on the mend.
January 19, 2017
Don't Dump: Chesapeake Bay Drainage! When these words started showing up painted on storm drains in the early 1990s, it was easy to visualize the effects of oil and trash rushing directly down drain pipes to Bay tributaries.