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Eastern Shore Communities Will Get "Circuit Rider" Help on Pollution

BALTIMORE, MD—Participating Eastern Shore counties and towns will share the services of a pollution reduction expert just as rural churches used to share a circuit rider clergy, thanks to an innovative grant awarded today by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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A Brook Trout in Mill Creek. Salvelinus fontinalis. Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Photo: Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP

CBF Applauds National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants to Improve PA Water Quality

(HARRISBURG, PA)-Harry Campbell, executive director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Pennsylvania, issued this statement applauding National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $5.7 million to local communities clean up and restore polluted rivers and streams.

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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.


Oyster Gardening Workshop

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Eastern Shore Conservation Center
  • Easton, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Spat Distribution

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Eastern Shore Conservation Center
  • Easton, Maryland

VoiCeS Dorchester County

Registration Deadline: September 22
  • Chesapeake College Cambridge Campus
  • Cambridge, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Spat Distribution

4:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Londontowne Communty Launch Ramp
  • Edgewater, Maryland

Rain Garden Workshop

5:45-8:00 p.m.
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Hampton, Virginia
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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

A big-eyed fish hides in an oyster reef.

A male oyster toadfish protecting his babies in an oyster reef. Oyster reefs provide valuable habitat for many Bay critters.

Photo: Michael Eversmier

This Week in the Watershed: From Trash Pits to Oyster Reefs

Archaeologists can learn a lot about a civilization by looking in one place–the trash pit.

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Rockfish chasing menhaden.

Photo: The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Most Important Fish

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker gets the latest on menhaden from Maryland Fisheries Scientist...

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Photo of the Week: Remnant of the Past

Beautiful late-August afternoon sunlight catches Sharps Island Lighthouse.

Morgan Jones

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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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Urge Congress to Protect the Bay!

The proposed federal budget zeros out funding for a critical part of the Bay cleanup. This cut could reverse years of hard-won progress. Take action now and join the fight to Save the Bay!

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