Saving the Bay through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration.


A red farm house sits amoung rolling agriculural hills in York County, Pennsylvania.

John Pavoncello/York Dispatch

CBF Applauds Senate Cost-Share Bill That Invests in Clean Water Efforts by Pennsylvania Farmers

CBF is applauding new legislation in the state Senate that will offer financial support that farmers in Pennsylvania want and need so they can keep soil on the land, reduce polluted runoff into local streams, and protect their long-term viability.

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Octoraro Native Plant Nursery

CBF Steps up Efforts to Ensure Trees Are Available for Planting

CBF, which coordinates the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership, is spending about $2.6 million for 710,000 trees, shelters, and stakes to supply plantings through 2022.

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Canada geese and seagulls huddle by a puddle on a beach as fog obscures the Bay Bridge in the distance.

Robert K. Hamilton

CBF Announces New V.P. for Environmental Protection and Restoration

CBF President William C. Baker is pleased to announce that Alison Prost is CBF’s new Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration.

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Upcoming Events

The health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, supporters, and staff are our top priorities, and we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. For updates on CBF's activities and events, see our blog.

Friday, October 2

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout Shady Side

4:00-6:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 1
CBF's Maryland Oyster Restoration Center
Shady Side, Maryland
Sunday, October 4

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout Easton

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 3
Easton Point Marina
Easton, Maryland
Tuesday, October 6

Virtual VoiCeS Pennsylvania

Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 5
Online Course
Tuesday, October 6

Virtual VoiCeS Central Virginia

Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 5
Online Course

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.


Support the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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