Fall 2015 | Vol. 41 ; No. 2
2 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
With many promises for Bay restoration
unmet, CBF promises to keep the
Newly retired from CBF, Chuck Epes
looks back at his idyllic childhood on
the James River and his dedication to
restoring it for future generations.
Remembering Libby Norris.
22 BAY BRIEFS
CBF activities in the Bay states and D.C.
26 OUR GIVING COMMUNITY
CBF salutes the donors who generously
support our clean water work.
Bay bits and pieces.
30 LAST LOOK
What’s your baseline for a restored Bay?
PHOTO CREDITS THIS PAGE: JOHN PAVONCELLO, ROBERTO
WESTBROOK, CBF STAFF, ISTOCK, TOM ZOLPER/CBF STAFF
5 CBF Wins Prestigious National Award
Our work is touted as a shining example of sustainability.
6 Campaigns: State of the Blueprint
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirms efforts to clean
up local rivers, streams, and the Bay, but the Farm Bureau
group will appeal to the Supreme Court.
10 Destination: York County, Pennsylvania
Veterans find freedom on the water.
14 Expedition Chesapeake: Bay Bound
Ten years later, the experience still runs deep.
16 Smallmouth Bass: King Kong of the Water
Known for fighting on the hook, smallies must also battle
pollution as Pennsylvanians wait for cleaner water.
19 Beware Your Local Swimming Hole
CBF partners with Maryland colleges to test the waters.