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An aerial photo shows green farm land and farm houses in York County, PA.

CBF Staff

CBF Cheers New Climate Law, Urges USDA to Invest Ag Conservation Funds in Bay Farmers

CBF today cheered President Biden for signing into law landmark climate change legislation that includes historic investments in agricultural conservation programs essential to restoring the Bay and its local rivers and streams and enhancing climate resiliency in the region.

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A radio tower straddles a gravel path through greenery, running alongside a waterway.

AJ Metcalf/CBF Staff

CBF Statement on Competitive Leases at Navy’s Greenbury Point

On Monday, the Navy announced that because it received two requests for leases for Greenbury Point—one for a golf course and the other for an Anne Arundel County park—it will no longer consider either for a sole source lease of the waterfront peninsula in Annapolis.

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Kenny Fletcher/CBF Staff

Virginia Declares More Waterways Damaged by Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms that threaten the health of people and pets who spend time on the water led Virginia to add Lake Anna and six other bodies of water to its list of impaired waterways in a recent draft report.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, August 19

Farm Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: August 18
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Tuesday, August 23

Farm Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: August 22
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Tuesday, August 30

Farm Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: August 29
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Friday, September 2

Farm Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: September 1
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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.

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