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CBF Supports Baltimore Lawsuit Seeking Climate Change Compensation

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker issued this statement after Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced her city is suing energy companies for allegedly knowingly contributing to climate change which increases costs for local governments.

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Sunset on the Bay.

Photo: Thomas Talling

CBF Issues Statement on Congressional Efforts to Derail the Blueprint

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker issued this statement following the passage of Congressman Goodlatte’s amendment to H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019.

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Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Join CBF in Hampton Roads to celebrate 51 years of saving the Chesapeake Bay!

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Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore

Join CBF for a fishing tournament that celebrates oyster reef restoration and the habitat it provides for Chesapeake Bay fish species.

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Shell Shaking

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

Shell Shaking

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

Shell Shaking

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

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.

Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Sherwood, Maryland

Lafayette River Restoration Celebration

10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (rain date October 13) Registration Deadline: October 1
  • Norfolk, Virginia
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A mother osprey feeds her baby osprey on a platform in front of the Chesapeake Bay.

Mama osprey tends to her recently hatched chick on a summer's day at the Merrill Center.

Photo: Emmy Nicklin/CBF Staff.

Baby Osprey's Starring Role on Webcam

We have a new addition to the CBF family in the form of a baby osprey hatched on July 2, 2018, and viewable...

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Feeling At Home

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker welcomes EPA's former Obama-appointed Acting Deputy Administrator...

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Photo of the Week: After the Sun Sets

Friends look toward Tangier and the Maryland Shore from Saxis on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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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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