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

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

Governor Northam’s plan for an historic investment in Virginia’s natural resources will help keep the recovery of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams on track.

Photo: Chris Moore

CBF Statement on Gov. Northam Proposing Historic Investment in Natural Resources

(VIRGINIA BEACH)—Today Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his Administration’s proposed budget increases for critical programs that benefit Chesapeake Bay restoration.

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Autumn forest in the morning with running stream.

An autumn morning in Woodstock, MD of a streams that feeds into the Patapsco River.

Photo: Wendy Crowe

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Statement on WOTUS Change

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Vice President Lisa Feldt issued this statement today following the EPA announcement proposing to revise the definition of "waters of the United States" rule.

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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.

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Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 |

Join us for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.

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Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: February 5

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia

Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland
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Where We Work

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

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Latest from the Blog

Members of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Student Leadership Council meet with PA Senator Gene Yaw.

Photo: BJ Small

Students Determined to Continue Efforts to Recognize Hellbenders

Despite stalling out in the Pennsylvania House, these students aren't giving up on saving and recognizing...

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We're Taking a Breather

Everyone needs to take time once in a while to sit back, take a breath, and think about the future....

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: On Jones Pond

Virginia's Caledon State Park is a National Natural Landmark known for its old-growth oak-tulip poplar forest and prime habitat for bald eagles along the Potomac River.

Kevin Divins

Photo of the Week Archive   |   Save the Bay Blog

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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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