The Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced a new president and chief executive officer Monday.
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November 1, 2021 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay Foundation chooses new president and CEO
December 24, 2019 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay oysters get more attention at pivotal time
Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.
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January 7, 2019 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay score slips after rainy year
The health of the Chesapeake Bay dropped a point in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s biennial State of the Bay report, but there were signs for optimism following a historic year for rain in the mid-Atlantic. The bay received a score ...Read More »
February 27, 2018 Comments Off on Project aims to get 10B oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
January 17, 2018 Comments Off on In Md., Democrats and Republicans oppose offshore drilling
Environmental groups opposed to allowing offshore drilling near the Maryland coast picked up bipartisan support Tuesday ahead of an open house by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.Read More »
December 23, 2016 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay Foundation, others, get $1.1M from USDA for farm plan
HAGERSTOWN — The U.S. Agriculture Department is awarding $1.1 million to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and seven partner organizations to help reduce farm-based pollution of the bay. The agency announced the funding this week. It will support about 20 livestock ...Read More »
July 28, 2016 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay advocates say oysters need more time
On the eve of the expected release of a report on the state’s five-year-old oyster management program, Chesapeake Bay advocates are calling for the state to delay possible decisions that could open up sanctuary reefs to harvesting. The Chesapeake Bay ...Read More »
March 18, 2016 Comments Off on Environmentalists critical of Prince George’s development bill
A bill critics say favors developers and weakens forest protections in Prince George’s County has drawn the ire of environmental groups. The Prince George’s delegation on Friday voted to support a bill in the General Assembly that the Chesapeake Bay ...Read More »
June 29, 2015 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay Foundation sues Va. over livestock rules
RICHMOND, Va. — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals. The lawsuit, scheduled to be heard Thursday in Richmond Circuit Court, is aimed ...Read More »
June 19, 2015 Comments Off on A new role for nonprofits saving the bay
While conservation groups typically stick to advocating for policy and regulatory changes, a few Maryland organizations recently found themselves playing an unusual role in helping investigators solve the biggest illegal poaching case on the Chesapeake Bay in 25 years. Earlier ...Read More »
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