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A brook trout.

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CBF Applauds DEP Decision to Distribute Pipeline Penalty to Be Used for Restoration and Stormwater Projects

(HARRISBURG, PA)—Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, applauded the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s awarding of the $12.6 million for restoration and stormwater projects in the Commonwealth.

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Sunset on the Bay.

Photo: Thomas Talling

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Does Not Endorse or Support Candidates

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration Lisa Feldt today issued the following statement regarding candidate campaign materials including CBF branding, staff, or statements.

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Burgers and Brews for the Bay

Noon-4:00 p.m.
  • Clagett Farm
  • 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772 |

Join CBF on Clagett Farm for pasture-raised meats, fresh veggies, craft beer, music, and family fun.

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DC on the Half Shell 2019

Photo: Daniel Swartz

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002 |

Join CBF February 25, 2019 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.


CBF Presents The Human Element Premiere and Screening with James Balog

6:00-8:30 PM
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Chesapeake Requiem Book Discussion & Panel

7:00-9:00 pm
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia
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Rafiyqa Muhammad stands beside a newly planted rain graden in Harrisburg, PA.

Photo: BJ Small

CBF’s Rain Garden Maintenance Specialist Brings Environmental Justice to a Harrisburg Neighborhood

Garden mud, rain, and rocks were Rafiyqa Muhammad's playground growing up in a south-Harrisburg, PA...

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Photo of the Week: Sunrise on the North East River

Sunrise in the early summer of 2017 from the beach at Craft Haven Marina in Perryville, MD.

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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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