By Will Baker, CBF President

Lightening strikes light up the clouds above a body of water while lightening strikes the shore.
As climate change goes unabated, storms like this one over the Elizabeth River in Virginia will become more frequent and intense. Photo by Annette Averitt

The COVID-19 pandemic is the stuff of fiction writers. Sadly, it is all too real. The illness, death, and economic damage are nothing short of history in the making.

And yet, out of this tragedy, we see a glimmer of hope for our little Planet…

Forest buffers separate farm fields from the West Branch Susquehanna River as it flows through Clinton County, PA. Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program.

By Will Baker, CBF President

“Will! Don’t you know Pennsylvania does not have land on the Bay!?”

That is a question I often get when I cite the scientific consensus that the Bay will not be saved unless Pennsylvania drastically decreases the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment flowing into…

Will Baker’s Testimony to the House of Representatives

Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on June 25, 2019. He spoke on the history and importance of the Chesapeake Bay, our “national treasure.” The following is the case…

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Saving the Bay through restoration, advocacy, education, and litigation.

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