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CBF Issues Statement on Proposed EPA Budget

Today, the Trump Administration released the details of its fiscal year 2018 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency, which proposes to zero out funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program, the Great Lakes, and other EPA Geographic Programs.

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A Maryland Department of Natural Resources study released in 2011 showed higher levels of oyster reproduction and a lower mortality rate for the Chesapeake Bay oyster.

Photo: Tom Pelton/CBF Staff

Growing Oysters in the Inner Harbor Is a Success

(BALTIMORE, MD)-A surging number of business representatives, students and other volunteers have successfully raised thousands of oysters in the Inner Harbor as part of the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership.

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A family participates in Clean the Bay Day at Kiptopeke State Park.

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Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon

Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the rivers, streams, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to remove harmful litter and debris. 29 years strong, Clean the Bay Day is a true Virginian tradition and an annual opportunity for families, military installations, businesses, clubs, civic or church groups to give back to local waterways.

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Skipjack Trip (MD)

5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Oyster Gardening Spat Return - Annapolis #1 (MD)

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Skipjack Trip (MD)

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Clean Water Concert Series (MD)

6:00 pm
  • Harrison Street, Easton, Maryland|

Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon
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A Maryland Department of Natural Resources study released in 2011 showed higher levels of oyster reproduction and a lower mortality rate for the Chesapeake Bay oyster.

Photo: Tom Pelton/CBF Staff

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Looking toward the southeast down Middle River at sunrise [in late December] . . .

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What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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