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Cars and trucks are a large source of greenhouse gas emissions and NOx.

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CBF Statement on Bay States' Litigation Opposing Trump’s Rollback of Critical Auto Emissions Standards

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today is commending leaders of the Chesapeake Bay states that are opposing efforts by the Trump Administration to remove California’s critical auto emissions standards.

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CBF Issues Statement Following Subcommittee Markup of the Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization

Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee finished markup of HR 1620, which would reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Program for the next five years and increase the funding provided to it.

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Maryland Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Sherwood, Maryland

Join CBF for a fishing tournament that celebrates oyster reef restoration and the habitat it provides for Chesapeake Bay fish species.

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Join the Baltimore Ravens at Clagett Farm

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: September 20
  • Clagett Farm
  • Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Join the Baltimore Ravens "Huddle for 100" for a day of service at Clagett Farm to celebrate the 100th year of the NFL! If you've been wanting to visit CBF's Clagett Farm and are looking for a chance to win free Super Bowl tickets, this might be your lucky day! Find out more about the event and register by September 20 by clicking the link below.

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Rock the Brock: 9th Annual Clean Water Captains' Retreat

Registration Deadline: September 13
  • CBF's Brock Environmental Center
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Maryland Rod & Reef Slam

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Sherwood, Maryland

Join the Baltimore Ravens at Clagett Farm

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: September 20
  • Clagett Farm
  • Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout

4:30-6:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: September 26
  • Londontowne Community Boat Ramp
  • Edgewater, Maryland

Baltimore Oyster Gardening Workshop

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Lighthouse Point East
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Eastern Shore Oysters on Tap

6:30-8:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 3
  • C-Pier at the Oyster Farm
  • Cape Charles, Virginia

Oyster Gardening Workshop

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 5
  • CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Oyster Gardening Spat Handout

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 5
  • CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland
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Latest Stories

Oyster shells fall from a wire basket as two hands hold it over the side of a boat.

Recycled oyster shells are seeded with baby oysters (called spat), when they're old enough, they're able to go planted back into the Bay and its rivers.

Photo: MGM Resorts

Resorts for Oysters

If you find yourself slurping down oysters at National Harbor, or another MGM property in Las Vegas, you have more than one reason to feel good.

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