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This fish-eye view of an angler shows a rarely seen perspective from underwater grass beds at Havre de Grace, Maryland.

Photo: Octavio Aburto/iLCP

CBF Issues Statement on Better Than Predicted Water Quality

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Beth McGee, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, issued this statement following release of results from the Early August Hypoxia Report.

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CBF to Celebrate Save the Bay Family Day September 10 at Brock Center

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)--The Chesapeake Bay Foundation invites the entire community to Save the Bay Family Day on Sept. 10 at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach.

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U.S. Marine Corps veteran Daniel Graff and his son, DJ, paddle the Susquehanna River, under the watchful eye of Joe Pegnetter of "Heroes on the Water" at Shank's Mare Outfitters in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania.

Photo: B.J. Small/CBF Staff

Veterans on the Susquehanna

1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us on the Susquehanna for a day of paddling and celebrating our veterans and our river.


Menhaden: Film Screening & Discussion (MD)

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

International Coastal Cleanup (MD)

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Rock the Brock II

2:00 p.m. Friday - 4:00 p.m. Saturday

Burgers and Brews for the Bay

Noon-4:00 p.m.
  • Clagett Farm
  • 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772|
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Flatbed truck with tank receives water from filtered rainwater system.

Filtered rainwater from CBF's Brock Environmental Center begins its journey to Pleasure House Brewery to become beer.

Photo: CBF Staff

A Bay Saver's Brew: Turning Rainwater into Beer

Virginia's Beach's Pleasure House Brewing and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation have teamed up to brew a...

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Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes

Photo: Alex MacLennan/CBF Staff

Something's Happening Here

In this episode, we bring you an inspiring speech that Congressman John Sarbanes addressed to students at...

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Photo of the Week: After Storm Beauty on the Rhode

The brilliant sky after a storm passed through the Ivy Neck Farm area on Maryland's Rhode River.

John Colhoun

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Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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Celebrating 50 Years!

For 50 years we have fought vigilantly for healthy rivers, clean streams, and a saved Chesapeake Bay, and we won't stop until the job is done. Sign the pledge to join us in the Save the Bay movement!

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