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Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Course Offered in Newport News

(NEWPORT NEWS, VA)—Registration is now open for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's popular Bay stewardship course this fall, offered for the first time in Newport News.

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An egret at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

Photo: Kevin Moore

CBF Files Comments Opposing Two EPA Regulatory Changes

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation submitted comments this week in opposition to two of EPA's proposed regulatory changes.

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Bridal Showcase

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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

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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.


Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Veterans on the Susquehanna

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

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Wicomico County Council Candidate Forum on the Environment

6:30-8:30 p.m.

VoiCeS Hampton Roads

6-9 p.m. every Wednesday for 6 weeks Registration Deadline: September 10

Slurp and Learn

6-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: September 10
  • Dorchester Center for the Arts
  • Cambridge, Maryland
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A young crabber on a pier in the Severn River.

Photo: Christine Edwards

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For more than 40 years, CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams has explored the many waterways in the...

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Cleaner water and more abundant fish are bringing more dolphins into the Chesapeake Bay.

Photo: Ian Robbins

Can You Speak Dolphin?

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker talks with CBF’s resident dolphin geek Maryland Scientist Doug...

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Photo of the Week: Brewer's Point

Just one of the many nature viewing opportunities in Belle Isle State Park, Lancaster County, Virginia.

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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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