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CBF Staff

Fisheries Panel Cuts Atlantic Menhaden Harvest by 10 Percent

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board today voted to cut the coastwide menhaden harvest by 10 percent.

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CBF Opposes Maryland Proposal to Limit Areas for Oyster Restoration and Aquaculture

CBF is opposing proposed changes to Maryland’s public shellfish fishery areas that would limit the ability to expand oyster farming and restoration activities in the future.

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CBF Statement on Virginia DEQ’s Environmental Justice Study

Today Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality released a long-awaited environmental justice study and announced that the agency is creating a new Environmental Justice Director position.

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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.

Saturday, October 24

Hopewell Tree Planting

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 23
Hopewell, Virginia
Wednesday, October 28

CBF Online Watershed Learning (OWL) Premiere: Fish Adaptations

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: September 28
Webinar
Wednesday, October 28

CBF Online Watershed Learning (OWL) Premiere: Fish Adaptations

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 28
Webinar
Thursday, October 29

Annapolis Oyster Sale Pop-up

3:30-7:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 28
Annapolis, 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.

Visit our locations to explore our offices, operations, and education centers.

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The Bay Needs You

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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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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