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

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Steam rises into the clear blue sky from the Brunners Island Power Station, a coal-fired electric-generating facility on the Susquehanna River in southern Pennsylvania.

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CBF: Marylanders Shouldn't Suffer So Upwind Power Plants Can Profit

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, issued this statement following Maryland’s notification today that it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to respond to the state’s petition for action against 19 upwind power plants.

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CBF Issues Statement on Bay Program Funding

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)--Following the House Appropriations Committee meeting, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Kim Coble issued the following statement

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6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a Bridal Showcase on the Bay at CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center.


Clean the Bay Day

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Bands in the Sand

5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000- square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

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A blue crab scuttles along a pier in Mayo, Maryland.

Photo: Damon Fodge

Claw and Order: How Are the Crabs Doing?

Welcome to the dog days of summer! Around the Chesapeake Bay, this is also crab feast season.

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Latest Podcast

Group photo of 72 students gathered on a dock.

Seventy-two student leaders from across the watershed participated in CBF's week-long "50 Forward" summer experience.

Photo: CBF Staff

You Go, Girls!

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker talks with Hannah Herron and Taegan Duncan, two student leaders...

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Photo of the Week: Marsh Dinner

A young heron feeding in the marsh around Salt Ponds in Hampton, VA.

Nichole Leighton

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Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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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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