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...Read More

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    Clean Water Captains

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

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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.Read More

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    Photo Credit: Harry Strite

    Multi-State Grazers Alliance

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

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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    Photo Credit: CBF Staff

    Stream & Shoreline Restoration

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

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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...Read More

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