Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Reaches New Heights

To say that blue crabs are iconic in the Chesapeake Bay region would be a severe understatement. From restaurant signs to bumper stickers, you can pretty much find blue crabs … Read more

Halftime for the Chesapeake Bay

Since its creation in 2009, one of the primary roles of the National Wildlife Federation hosted Choose Clean Water Coalition has been to monitor the progress of the Chesapeake Bay … Read more

Speaking Out for Chesapeake Bay & Delaware River Watershed Wildlife!

On March 21, more than one hundred supporters of the National Wildlife Federation hosted Choose Clean Water Coalition and the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed fought through a snowstorm … Read more

Congressional Spending Bill Delivers Wins for Wildlife

UPDATE 3/23: The Senate passed the omnibus spending bill and President Trump signed it Congressional negotiators have agreed on a massive spending bill known as the fiscal year 2018 omnibus … Read more

Help Stop Three Attacks on Clean Water

Both wildlife and people across America deserve nothing less than clean water in our lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands. We all deserve the certainty that the water coming from the … Read more

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States Take the Lead on Climate

After the wave of elections in early November, it is clear that states are ready and willing to take the lead in protecting wildlife and people from the threat of … Read more

Farming Our Way to a Cleaner Chesapeake Bay

This week Senator Chris Van Hollen from Maryland and Congressman Bobby Scott from Virginia introduced the Chesapeake Bay Farm Bill Enhancements Act of 2017 in both the House and Senate. … Read more

Meet the Wymans: Doing Their Part One Acre at a Time

Warm rays of sun light reflect from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, the smell of fresh vegetation fills the air, butterflies dance in the wind above the plush gardens, … Read more

What’s With That Dam?

What is the Conowingo Dam? The Conowingo Dam is a large, operational hydroelectric dam in the lower Susquehanna River near the town of Conowingo, Maryland close to the Pennsylvania border. … Read more

The Power of Our Coalition

The role of the National Wildlife Federation hosted Choose Clean Water Coalition is to bring members of the Chesapeake Bay restoration community together to coordinate our work and messaging so … Read more