2016 Inaugural "DC on the Half Shell"

More than 500 guests came to Union Market on February 29, 2016 to celebration the Chesapeake Bay and to honor CBF's 2016 Conservationist of the Year Michael Hankin, CEO & President of Brown Advisory.

Proceeds from DC on the Half Shell support CBF's programs to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay.

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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Save the Bay

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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