A Different Model

March 30, 2017

CBF President Will Baker talks with aquaculturist Tim Hickey of Tangier Island Oyster Company about farming oysters on Tangier Island—how it works, why it's important to the culture and future of Tangier, and why Tangier oysters taste so good!

Want to find out more about the magic of Tangier Island? Watch Tim's TEDxRVA talk.

Photo courtesy of Tangier Island Oyster Company


ALERT! Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Bay Clean Up

March 16, 2017

In this special edition podcast, Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker and Vice President Kim Coble oppose and prepare to fight the proposed federal budget.

Take Action Now: Urge your senators and congressmen to stand up for clean water and a clean Chesapeake Bay--call, write, stop by their office. Find your legislators here.

Image © Michael Adams


Glass Half Full

February 28, 2017

CBF President Will Baker and Virginia Executive Director Rebecca LePrell talk about the progress made in this year's legislative session.

Learn more about CBF's activities in Virginia.

Photo by CBF Staff


The Incredible Oyster

February 14, 2017

CBF President Will Baker talks with Maryland Fisheries Scientist Allison Colden about the state of the Chesapeake native oyster.

Learn more about oysters and CBF's oyster restoration programs.

Photo courtesy Allison Colden


Trees: The Oysters of the Land

January 31, 2017

CBF President Will Baker and Baltimore Tree Trust Executive Director Dan Millender discuss the environmental, economic, and cultural benefits of trees.

Forested buffers are critical to the health of the Chesapeake Bay and our local rivers and streams. Learn more about the great work of the Baltimore Tree Trust and Baltimore TreeKeepers. Follow the Trust on Twitter at @Balt_treetrust.


How Is the Bay Doing?

January 17, 2017

CBF Vice President for Communications Elizabeth Buckman interviews President Will Baker about CBF's recent State of the Bay report.

Visit the State of the Bay website at cbf.org/stateofthebay.


Let Science Be Your Guide

December 20, 2016

CBF President Will Baker and retiring CBF Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough discuss the progress made using the science-based management of rockfish, crabs, oysters, and menhaden over the last decades.

Meet Bill Goldsborough on CBF's blog.

Photo by CBF Staff


Second Chances: People, Planet, Profit

December 6, 2016

CBF President Will Baker talks with Pete Theodore from Second Chance in Baltimore, Maryland, about the environmental and community benefits of diverting waste from our landfills.

Find out more about Second Chance at www.secondchanceinc.org

Photo by Rob Beach/CBF Staff


We Can Be Saved

November 22, 2016

CBF President Will Baker talks with Tangier Mayor James “Ooker” Eskridge about the Chesapeake Bay that has provided for his beloved island and now threatens to take it away.

See one of our Photos of the Week of Tangier Island and find out how CBF is helping find nature-based solutions to sea-level rise.

-Photo by Tom Pelton


Eating Local at Gertrude’s Restaurant

November 8, 2016

CBF President Will Baker and John Shields—cookbook author, TV chef, and owner of Baltimore's Gertrude's Restaurant—discuss the virtues of eating local in the Chesapeake Bay region.

Find out more about CBF's own local farm at cbf.org/ClagettFarm. Local resources for your own vegetable, meat, and dairy cuisine in the Chesapeake Bay region can be found at www.buylocalchesapeake.org.

Photo courtesy of Gertrude's Restaurant