May 23, 2016
CBF Calls for Clean Water Progress in Wake of DEP Secretary's Resignation
(HARRISBURG, PA)—"It is incumbent upon the Wolf Administration to ensure the work to reduce pollution in local rivers and streams remains a top priority and DEP and other agencies accelerate efforts and get back on track with this important task."
Lee Ann Murray, assistant executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement following the resignation of John Quigley as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Read More
Photo by Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP
May 18, 2016
CBF Pleased with Release of $25 Million in Funding for Pennsylvania Clean Water Projects
(HARRISBURG, PA)—"The $25 million in Growing Greener funding is a welcome investment in projects that can reduce water pollution and improve water quality across the Commonwealth."
Harry Campbell, CBF Pennsylvania Executive Director, issued this statement following the announcement by Governor Tom Wolf that 114 projects would receive a total of $25.1 million in Growing Greener funding through the Department of Environmental Protection. Read More
May 17 and 18, 2016
CBF Applauds Indiana and Centre Counties as the 17th and 18th Counties to Join the Clean Water Counts Campaign
(HARRISBURG, PA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation applauds the Indiana and Centre County commissioners, for adopting a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth. Indiana County | Centre County
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CBF In the News
May 22, 2016
Susquehanna Watershed Education Program
(ABC 27)— The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is busy this spring guiding local students through a series of hands-on programs to emphasize the importance of clean water. Read More
CBF In the News
May 20, 2016
After 10 Months of Nurturing, Volunteer Oyster Gardeners Cut 'Youngsters' Loose
(Baltimore Sun)— Each fall, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation provides scores of oyster spat to volunteers...who are deputized to grow the oysters through the winter along their local shoreline. When the weather turns warmer, foundation staff members collect the creatures — which have grown considerably — and escort them to sanctuary reefs in the bay and its tributaries. Read More
An oyster gardener tends her float. Photo ©Mimi Boseman
Spring Brings CBF Excitement
It's time to get outdoors! Spring at CBF brings Clean the Bay Day, oyster restoration activity, tree plantings, Discovery trips on local rivers and the Bay, and more. Check the calendar for the latest.
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Baltimore Lot Renovation & Grand Opening Rescheduled
The Riggs Avenue community lot renovation completion and grand opening has been rescheduled for June 4, due to weather. The project has been nearly two years in the making. We hope you will join us for planting and/or the grand opening celebration.
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TURNING THE TIDE, SAVING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
Connections: Water Quality and Human Health
May 24, 2016
CBF President Will Baker and Virginia Executive Director Rebecca LePrell discuss the importance of good water quality in our rivers and streams and the Bay.
Photo: © 2016 Miguel Angel de la Cueva/iLCP
Everything Including the Kitchen Sink
May 10, 2016
CBF President Will Baker and Virginia Outreach Coordinator Tanner Council gear up for CBF's 28th Annual Clean the Bay Day in Virginia.
Find out how you can get involved at cbf.org/clean.
Photo by CBF Staff
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