The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its members, more than 200,000 strong, are the strongest and most effective voice that exists for protecting and restoring the Bay and its rivers and stream.
We work at local, state, and federal levels for effective laws and regulations that will reduce pollution, restore vital natural systems like oyster reefs, forests, and wetlands, and encourage smart growth in our communities.
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06 Jun 2018
“Society has moved away from agriculture, and we want to bring people closer to the farm again.”
Topics: Best Management Practices
11 May 2018
Like the victim of Chinese water torture, the Chesapeake Bay seems afflicted by a constant stream of assaults, most of them man-made.
Topics: Agriculture, Algal Blooms, Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline, Blue Crabs, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, Conservation, Events, Habitat Degradation, Polluted Runoff, Restore, Water Quality, What We Have to Lose
04 May 2018
It's not often you can see water pollution from space. But a well-known image following Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 has a long, complicated story to tell.
13 Apr 2018
After months of meetings, letters, phone calls, and emails, it looked like we were going to take a step, albeit it a small one, towards strengthening Maryland’s outdated Forest Conservation Act. Until the legislation disappeared.