Saving the Bay through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration.
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The fish and shellfish of the Chesapeake are the most tangible symbol of the Bay, but people have taken them for granted.
According to EPA, stormwater is the one source of nitrogen entering the Bay that is still increasing. But there are solutions.
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Providing the tools necessary to help farmers make improvements that boost local water quality and their bottom line.
Through RestorationFrom planting trees and underwater grasses to growing oysters, check out the ways that we are restoring our waters.
With SchoolsFor more than 30 years, CBF has given "meaningful watershed education experiences" to thousands of students.
In the CourtroomHow we use carefully chosen legal action to restore and protect our waters.
With AdvocacyWe work at local, state, and federal levels for smart, effective policy that will reduce pollution, restore vital natural systems, and encourage smart growth in our communities.
In Our CommunitiesFrom our hands-on restoration projects to events and festivals, we work in communities, with communities, for communities across the watershed to Save the Bay.
The Chesapeake Clean Water BlueprintLearn about the Blueprint for protecting and restoring our Bay, rivers, and streams for us and future generations.
The IssuesFrom agriculture and stormwater runoff to fisheries management and natural gas drilling, these are the important issues we're working on.
Programs & InitiativesOur state programs and projects around the watershed working toward clean, healthy waters and a Saved Bay.
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Restoring the Bay and our local watersheds will take every one of us pitching in. Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or speaking to groups, there are many ways to help.
From growing oysters to shooting videos, this is CBF's new site for high school students who want to take on Bay-saving action projects and encourage others to #savethebay.
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