About the Bay

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Mapping Clean Water

Search our Maps section and get the "big picture" behind the challenge to cleanup the Bay.

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Explore the Bay

What more is out there to see and experience? Check our Destinations and Wildlife sections.


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Residential runoff flows into a storm drain during a heavy rainfall. Copyright Krista Schlyer/iLCP

The Issues Facing the Chesapeake Bay

From air pollution to stormwater, these are the challenges we need to overcome. Find out more.
Image: © 2010 Krista Schlyer/iLCP

Preparing to unload oyster shell on a new reef. Photo by Erika Nortemann

Making it Happen on the Ground

See what CBF is doing in your part of the watershed to save and restore the Bay and the waters we love. Check out our programs and initiatives.

Image: By Erika Nortemann.


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