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


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CBF Opposes Permit for Chickahominy Power Station

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed comments opposing the issuance of a special exception ground-water withdrawal permit for the proposed Chickahominy Power Station.

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CBF Urges State Leaders to Restore Funding for Maryland’s Outdoor Chesapeake Bay Education Program

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is calling on Governor Hogan and state legislative leaders to restore state education funding to take Maryland students and teachers on outdoor field experiences to teach them about Chesapeake Bay science and history.

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CBF Statement on Clean Water Programs in Proposed Virginia Budgets

In separate proposed budgets released Sunday, the Virginia Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee released funding proposals for the Commonwealth’s clean water programs for the next two fiscal years.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 9

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 8
Dock 5 at Union Market
Washington, District of Columbia
Saturday, June 6

Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon
Saturday, June 13

Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Philip Merrill Environmental Center
Annapolis, Maryland
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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