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A man stands in the water holding bags of oyser shells in each arm.

Sue Mangan

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Volunteers Maintain Eastern Shore Living Shoreline

A living shoreline on the Eastern Shore will protect land and residents from erosion thanks to a crew of volunteers who worked with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) throughout this week to complete maintenance projects.

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The river winding through downtown Baltimore reflects orange in the sunset.

James Bowers

EPA Accepts Review of Civil Rights Complaint on South Baltimore Incinerator Pollution, Will Investigate Further

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to accept review of the recent Title VI Civil Rights Complaint filed on behalf of South Baltimore residents enduring pollution from Maryland’s largest trash incinerator.

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Aerial photo of a farm with broad swaths of fields in varying colors of green.

John Pavoncello

PA State Budget Includes $50 Million in Increased and Sustained Funding for Cleaner Rivers and Streams

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is celebrating that $50 million in new annual funding for the Clean Streams Fund, which extends the Agriculture Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP), is included in Pennsylvania’s General Fund budget for fiscal year 2024-25.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 23

Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 21
The Mariners' Museum
Newport News, Virginia
Tuesday, July 23

Oyster Gardening Roundup

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 21
The Mariners' Museum
Newport News, Virginia
Thursday, July 25

Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 23
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Thursday, July 25

Oyster Gardening Roundup

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 23
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia

Ongoing: Volunteers are invited to join us at Clagett Farm in Maryland on Tuesdays to plant, weed, and harvest food for our CSA and the surrounding community. See our calendar to register.

Where We Work

The Chesapeake Bay's 64,000-square-mile watershed covers parts of six states and is home to more than 18 million people.

CBF has programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Visit our locations to explore our offices, operations, and education centers.

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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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