October 2, 2019
Forests are one of our most valuable resources in our work towards clean water. But despite their value, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate in Maryland's Anne Arundel County.
CBF Statement on New Chesapeake Conservancy Study Showing Significant Tree Canopy Loss in Anne Arundel County
September 25, 2019
The Chesapeake Conservancy released detailed data from aerial imagery analyses that estimated Anne Arundel County has lost about 2,500 acres of tree canopy from 2013 to 2017.
August 28, 2019
The Maryland Department of the Environment announced it is denying permits that a developer for Georgetown University had requested for a large solar energy project in Charles County.
August 27, 2019
Georgetown University is proposing to clear-cut 240 acres of forest next to an environmentally sensitive stream to build the solar array on the Nanjemoy Peninsula near La Plata.
March 1, 2019
It’s a scene that’s far too common. A fleet of gas-guzzling bulldozers flatten acres of high-value, mature, and healthy forest. In a flash, decades, even centuries, of nature’s hard work is reduced to stumps and mud.
February 8, 2019
We are losing our forests at an alarming rate throughout the watershed.
April 13, 2018
After months of meetings, letters, phone calls, and emails, it looked like we were going to take a step, albeit it a small one, towards strengthening Maryland’s outdated Forest Conservation Act. Until the legislation disappeared.
April 6, 2018
It’s an exciting time on the Bay and its rivers and streams. Ospreys are back, flora is beginning to bloom, and the days are lengthening. And in Richmond and Annapolis, activity is beginning to wind down in the halls of its Capitols.
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.”
March 15, 2018
Charles County taxpayers are spending millions to reduce a type of water pollution that forests filter for free.
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