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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09 Feb 2018
At the dawn of every new year, shortly after the ball drops and the confetti is swept away, our Bay saving efforts kick into another gear. With the new year comes the start of legislative sessions in Maryland and Virginia, and its continuation in Pennsylvania.
Topics: Air Pollution, Atlantic Menhaden, Bay Grasses, Blue Crabs, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, Conservation, Fisheries, Insecticides: Chlorpyrifos, Politics, Polluted Runoff, Virginia's Stormwater Local Assistance Fund, Water Quality
02 Feb 2018
Ospreys soaring through the sky, dolphins jumping through the water, and rockfish on your dinner plate. What do these all have in common?
30 Jan 2018
Protecting Atlantic Menhaden is like pushing a rock up a hill, over and over: the threats just keep coming.
19 Jan 2018
In our current polarized and fractured political sphere, it is extremely rare for a clear majority to agree on something. But across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a diverse coalition is finding common ground on one topic–clean water.