Inspire 30,000 Students to be Environmental Leaders

The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are the outdoor classrooms for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Each year, we bring about 30,000 students and 400 teachers from diverse backgrounds out onto the water, using canoes, work boats, field guides, water chemistry testing gear, and online mapping tools to teach people about their local environment.

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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Save the Bay

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

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