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CBF Welcomes Fiscal 2021 Oyster Restoration Funds in Bill Approved by House Appropriations Committee

CBF applauds the House Appropriations Committee for including $5 million for oyster restoration and rehabilitation in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' fiscal year 2021 spending plan.

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CBF Calls for Greater Investments to Reduce Pollution as Number of Impaired Waters Increases

An increase int the number of miles of impaired waters listed in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's latest report sends a clear message that not enough is being done to clean and protect Commonwealth rivers and streams.

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Cutting-Edge Floating Oyster Restoration Center Now in Operation

CBF has put its cutting-edge floating oyster restoration facility into full operation, transforming how we help bring back Virginia's oyster population.

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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.

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
Tuesday, July 28

Regulatory Rollbacks: Undermining Bay Restoration

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 27
Tuesday, November 10

2020 Maryland Shellfish Aquaculture Conference

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Annapolis, Maryland

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

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