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Virginia Programs & Initiatives

Our Virginia staff has its hands full with environmental advocacy, education, science, policy, and restoration efforts across the Old Dominion.

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    Photo Credit: Kevin DuBois

    Clean the Bay Day

    Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the...

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    Clean Water Captains

    Clean Water Captains are ambassadors for clean water in their communities.

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    Photo Credit: D.C. Department of Energy & Environment

    Environmental Impact Bonds

    Environmental Impact Bonds provide an innovative source of funding for green infrastructure...

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    Photo Credit: CBF Staff

    Grasses for the Masses

    Grow underwater grasses to help restore the health of the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's rivers.

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    Photo Credit: CBF Staff

    Headwaters Agricultural Stewardship Project

    CBF is working with farmers in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley to put practices in place that lead...

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    Photo Credit: Liz Ronston/CBF Staff

    Hopewell Restoration Project

    CBF is adding green stormwater solutions to an aging community while creating additional green...

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    Photo Credit: Harry Strite

    Mountains to Bay Grazing Alliance

    A multi-state program supporting farmers interested in grazing their livestock.

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    Photo Credit: Jackie Shannon/CBF Staff

    Oyster Restoration

    CBF's oyster restoration programs offer citizens the tools and information needed to help restore...

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    Photo Credit: by Kim Jurczyk/CBF Staff

    Restoring Southside Richmond Watersheds Project

    Improving the quantity of and awareness about green infrastructure practices in the Broad Rock...

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    Photo Credit: Dom J. Manalo

    Speakers Bureau

    Our special program that trains CBF volunteers to educate the public on Bay and water quality...

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    Photo Credit: CBF Staff

    Stream & Shoreline Restoration

    Five major rivers—the Susquehanna, Potomac, Rappahannock, York, and James—provide nearly 90...

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    CBF Staff

    Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS)

    CBF created the VoiCeS program in 2004 as a way to reach out to local volunteers and their...

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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