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Webinar to Cover How to Make a Difference in Virginia’s General Assembly

(RICHMOND, VA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is offering a free online workshop on Dec. 13 on how anyone can advocate for clean water and the environment during the upcoming Virginia General Assembly session.

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DC on the Half Shell 2018

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation to Honor Virginia Wesleyan University

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced today that it will honor Virginia Wesleyan University in Virginia Beach for its leadership and commitment to educating the next generation of Chesapeake Bay leaders.

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DC on the Half Shell 2018

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DC on the Half Shell

6:30 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • 1309 5th Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002 |

Join CBF February 26, 2018 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.

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Clean the Bay Day

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Clean water is crucial for the health of our children.

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invests in Clean Water Across PA

Investments from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and matching contributions offer key support for...

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CBF Senior Water Quality Scientist Dr. Beth McGee

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A Shot in the Arm

In this episode, CBF President Will Baker talks with CBF's Senior Water Quality Scientist Dr. Beth McGee...

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Photo of the Week: Chesapeake Tradition

After familiarizing ourselves with CBF's oyster gardening restoration efforts, we decided to purchase 1000 seed oysters designed for consumption.

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

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