January 20, 2017
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Names Lane Whigham Outreach and Advocacy Manager in Pennsylvania
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"We all have roles to play in protecting our rivers and streams," CBF's Pennsylvania Executive Director Harry Campbell said. "With Lane's leadership, CBF's outreach and advocacy programs intend to galvanize citizens and encourage elected leaders to take action in their own backyards and in the halls of government." Read More
Photo by CBF Staff
January 18, 2017
CBF Issues Statement on Nominee Pruitt's Testimony concerning Bay Restoration
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—"The Chesapeake Bay Foundation looks forward to working with Mr. Pruitt, should he be confirmed, to build on the progress that has been made and achieve the goal of restoring this national treasure."
CBF President William C. Baker issued this statement following the testimony of EPA Administrator nominee Pruitt concerning Bay restoration efforts. Read More
January 5, 2017
Blueprint Progress Drives Improved Bay Health
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved two points (six percent) this year to 34, equivalent to a C-, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) biennial State of the Bay report. Read More
MORE PRESS RELEASES
CBF In the News
January 11 2017
Caroline County's Bill Portlock the Perfect Choice for State Group's Top Conservation Award
(Free Lance-Star)—The Garden Club of Virginia, one of the first state organizations to commit to conservation, made a great choice recently for its top award on the topic. Its Elizabeth Cabell Dugdale Award for Conservation went to Caroline County resident and longtime Chesapeake Bay Foundation educator and biologist William S. Portlock, known to all as Bill. Read More
CBF In the News
January 5, 2017
Bay Earns C-Minus in Latest Report Card on Its Health
(Bay Journal)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has taken the pulse again of the nation’s largest estuary, and found its health has improved a bit, though it’s still far from out of the woods. Read More
You can grow containers of Bay grasses like these at home. Photo credit CBF Staff
Virginia Grasses for the Masses
Aquatic grasses provide vital food and habitat for Bay critters. If you live in Virginia, you can help strengthen the sustainability of this vital part of the ecosystem by growing grasses at home for planting in the spring. Find out more about CBF's Grasses for the Masses program. Workshops begin January 11, 2017.
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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
How Is the Bay Doing?
January 17, 2017
CBF Vice President for Communications Elizabeth Buckman interviews President Will Baker about CBF’s recent State of the Bay report.
Visit the State of the Bay website.
Let Science Be Your Guide
December 20, 2016
CBF President Will Baker and retiring CBF Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough discuss the progress made using the science-based management of rockfish, crabs, oysters, and menhaden over the last decades.
Meet Bill Goldsborough on CBF's blog.
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