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

Forest loss results in degradation of local water quality, as forests soak up pollutants in water runoff and prevent erosion.

Photo: CBF Staff

CBF Statement Urging Anne Arundel County Council to Pass a Strong Forest Conservation Bill

We're urging Anne Arundel County Council members to not accept amendments that would weaken the promising forest conservation bill that’s before them.

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Two people laugh while planting a tree.

Two volunteers plant an American holly tree at a volunteer event at the Hopewell Community Center. The event was part of ongoing efforts to engage the community in restoring Hopewell's waterways.

Photo: Kenny Fletcher/CBF Staff

CBF Applauds NFWF Grants to Improve Pennsylvania’s Water Quality

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants totaling more than $3.1 million aim to clean and restore polluted rivers and streams in the Commonwealth.

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Photo: Kate Cwiek, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia

Join CBF March 9, 2020 as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay and its beloved oyster.

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Baltimore Oyster Gardening Care

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 25
  • Baltimore Marine Center
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Woodlawn Park Tree Planting Prep Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 31
  • Woodlawn Park
  • Hopewell, Virginia

Hopewell Woodlawn Park Tree Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 17
  • Woodlawn Park
  • Hopewell, Virginia

Baltimore Oyster Gardening Care

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 25
  • Downtown Sailing Center
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Making History: Saving the Bay Through the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

6:30-800 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 14
  • Dorchester Center for the Arts
  • Cambridge, Maryland

Invasive Species Removal

9:00 a.m.-Noon Registration Deadline: November 22
  • Arlington Park
  • Hopewell, Virginia

Brock Environmental Learning Series: Environmental Advocacy 101: How to Amplify Your Voice

6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: December 9
  • CBF's Brock Environmental Center
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Dock 5 at Union Market
  • Washington, District of Columbia
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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.

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

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Latest Stories

Photo: Miranda Wooster

Old Dominion Clean Water Memories

This fall, 34 Virginia Clean Water Captains gathered together at CBF's Brock Environmental Center for a weekend of discussion, learning, and preparation for year filled with advocacy.

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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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