Charles County

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    Mattawoman Creek

    Mattawoman Creek is being threatened by the draft Comprehensive Plan proposed by the Charles County Planning Commission.

  • Keystone Ten Million Trees Partnership

    The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is a collaborative effort of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, outdoors enthusiasts, businesses, and citizens committed to improving Pennsylvania's communities, economy, and ecology.

  • Chesapeake Oyster Alliance

    The Chesapeake Oyster Alliance is a multi-year effort designed to spark governmental action, public attention, and funding to accelerate ongoing oyster restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay. The ambitious goal of this collaborative effort is to add 10 billion new oysters by 2025 in Virginia and Maryland waters.

  • Trees

  • Federal Appropriations

    Level funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program and other key programs is crucial to the continued success of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

  • Offshore Drilling

    Drilling offshore poses unjustifiable risks to the Bay, its living resources, tourism economy, and the many jobs that depend on clean water.

  • Virginia's Stormwater Local Assistance Fund

    Virginia's Stormwater Local Assistance Fund provides matching grants to help localities install efficient and effective pollution-control measures.

  • Virginia's Agricultural Cost-Share Program

    Virginia's Agricultural Cost-Share Program provides financial and technical support to farmers to implement farm conservation projects.

  • Federal Funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program

    Just as the Bay and its rivers are on the rebound, the president’s FY19 budget threatens to cut 90% of funding for EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program—the largest program to restore a body of water in U.S. history.

  • Hellbender Campaign

    CBF's Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council (SLC) is leading a campaign to designate an official state amphibian.

  • Insecticides: Chlorpyrifos

    This extremely toxic pesticide is third on the list of toxic chemicals of concern in the Chesapeake.

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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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.