CBF's 2015 Save the Bay Photo Contest

Our 2015 Winners

2015 FIRST PLACE: Michael Oberman
Yellow-Crowned Night Heron
Photo captured on Wilde Lake in Columbia, Md.

2015 SECOND PLACE: Bob Miller
Wetland Grasses
Photo taken on Smith Island, Md.

2015 THIRD PLACE: Sean Pelan
Netting Minnows
This photo kids reveling in the Bay while netting minnows was taken on Kent Island, Md.

Sea Glass
This photo of a freshly found piece of sea glass being admired against the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge was taken in Solomon, Md.

2015 VIEWERS' CHOICE WINNER: Brian Lockwood
Humpback Whale
This beautiful shot of of a humpback whale breaching was captured off of Virginia Beach, Va.

Keep taking those pictures—CBF's annual Save the Bay Photo Contest will take place again next spring.

Thank you to everyone who submitted photographs illustrating their vision of the Bay region—from Pennsylvania to Virginia, from the Shenandoah Mountains to the Eastern Shore.

What A Donation Can Do

You can help us protect this amazing treasure so future generations don't have to rely on photographs to see and experience the beauty of our Bay...

Your donation helps us continue our restoration, advocacy, and education efforts. Please show your support for CBF today with a generous donation.

  • $25 can plant five native trees as a streamside buffer.
  • $50 can grow 5,000 native oysters.
  • $150 can pay a teacher's tuition for a five-day professional development course.
  • $500 can send eight students for a day of learning in and around the Bay.
  • $1,000 can remove 600 pounds of trash from the Bay and its tributaries.
  • $2,500 can pay for seven students’ tuition for a 7-day student leadership program.
  • $5,000 can fund 125 hours of policy advocacy at the state and federal levels.
  • $10,000 can fund 300 hours of scientific field research including testing water quality and evaluating the health and populations of marine and plant life within the Bay and tributary waters.

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