Testing for Bacteria in Virginia

In the summer of 2016, CBF tested bacteria levels in local Virginia streams after heavy rains, finding troubling results.

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.

Save the Bay