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


Damon Fodge

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Assessment Finds a Healthy Population

The latest assessment of the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population has determined that it is healthy, and no management changes are necessary.

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Running stream through spring woods

Nora Connell

CBF Expresses Strong Support for House Infrastructure Bill

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation expressed its strong support for the Moving Forward Act, which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 233-188.

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Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition

SCC Deals Blow to Proposed Virginia Natural Gas Expansion

In a blow to a proposed Virginia Natural Gas pipeline and infrastructure expansion, the State Corporation Commission on Friday withheld a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the proposal until further conditions are met.

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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.

Thursday, July 9

Oyster Gardening Drop-Off

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 8
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Saturday, July 11

Oyster Gardening Drop-Off

9:00-11:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: July 10
Machipongo, Virginia
Monday, July 13

BEC Learning Series: Chicken Litter: The Sky is Falling!

6:30-9:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 12
Wednesday, July 15

The Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint: A Model to Reduce Global Dead Zones?

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 15

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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The 2018 State of the Bay Report makes it clear that the Bay needs our support now more than ever. 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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