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CBF Issues Statement on Proposed 90 Percent Cut to Chesapeake Bay Program

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Currently funded at $73 million, the budget proposes reducing funding to $7.3 million, a 90 percent cut.

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CBF Issues Statement on Trump Budget

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Trump Administration budget proposes to reduce spending for EPA by 31 percent.

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Bands in the Sand

5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 |

Join us for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.


Slurp and Learn

6-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: March 18
  • Vasen Brewing Company
  • Richmond, Virginia

Buy Fresh Buy Local Ice Cream Social

6-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: March 19
  • Philip Merrill Environmental Center
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon

Bands in the Sand

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