Join Us

Whether it's signing up to join us in the field on an education or volunteer experience, speaking out on behalf of clean water, or making a gift to support the Bay, rivers, and streams we all love, there are lots of ways to join us!

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    Become a Member

    Our members are passionate about saving the Bay—just like you!Read More

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    Renew a Membership

    Help us save paper and reduce mail by renewing your membership online.Read More

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    Participate in an Education Program

    For more than 40 years, CBF has provided meaningful watershed experiences to more than one...Read More

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    Volunteer

    Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you...Read More

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    More Things You Can Do

    You can stand up for the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams in your daily life! Check out...Read More

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    More Ways to Give

    From monthly to workplace giving, all the different ways you can help!Read More

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    Take Action

    From sending a message to your representative to signing a petition to stand up for clean water,...Read More

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