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  • Editorial: States commit to cleanup

    Monday's re-signing of an agreement to help protect the Chesapeake Bay is a step in the right direction, but the real evidence of states' commitment won't come for about 90 days, the deadline states have to submit specific plans outlining what they are...
  • Photo tour of Virginia's rivers a delight for nature lovers

    Photo tour of Virginia's rivers a delight for nature lovers
    For most of us, the mystique and grand beauty of America's rivers are breathtaking. Author Will Daniel pays homage locally with "My Virginia Rivers." This 250-page photography book takes forays into local geography, historical distinctions and ongoing...
  • Chesapeake Bay states sign onto new bay agreement

    Chesapeake Bay states sign onto new bay agreement
    A new Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement was signed Monday, breaking ground on two fronts: For the first time, all seven bay watershed jurisdictions pledged to work on goals beyond water quality, and climate change is included as a critical...
  • U.S. states sign regional pact to restore Chesapeake Bay

    By John Clarke ANNAPOLIS Md. (Reuters) - An agreement to restore the Chesapeake Bay by protecting its vast drainage area from pollution was signed on Monday by officials that included governors from six U.S. states. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed...
  • Longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end ... and beyond

    Longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end ... and beyond
    A longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end … and beyond. Award-winning Virginia journalist Scott Harper covered efforts to restore the polluted Chesapeake Bay for years. When he died last fall after a four-year battle with...
  • June 7 offers options for nature, bay enthusiasts

    June 7 offers options for nature, bay enthusiasts
    Environmental expo in Hampton Learn about citizen impact on the environment at the Hampton Crabtown Environmental Expo on Saturday, June 7. "The theme is 'Keeping the Crab in Crabtown' and will focus on the Virginia Deep Sea Red Crab," Megan Tierney,...
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  • Old gym floor reborn into greenest building in Virginia

    Old gym floor reborn into greenest building in Virginia
    Old gym floors never die — they go to help build the greenest building in Virginia! The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it salvaged more than 4,0000 square feet of gymnasium flooring from the former Campostella Elementary School in Norfolk last...
  • Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities

    Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities
    Garden tour in Gloucester The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
  • Living Here: Mathews County

     Living Here: Mathews County
    Noted for its quaint historic village and its proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, Mathews County is a destination for people looking for a different pace of life. The small Middle Peninsula county has drawn retirees and other...
  • CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground

    CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground
    A building intended to be the greenest in the state broke ground this week as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation kicked off construction of its Brock Environmental Center. Once finished in 2014, the center at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach is...
  • Oyster gardening seminar on tap at VIMS

    New volunteer oyster gardeners will be trained at a seminar on Aug. 16 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is conducting the seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. in Watermen's Hall, said a CBF spokeswoman. Volunteers will learn...