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


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Toxic Driveway Sealant Could Be Banned in Virginia Localities under New Bill

Toxic products used mainly to seal asphalt driveways for homes and neighborhoods could be banned in Virginia localities under legislation introduced by Del. Kathy Tran (HB 949).

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Will Parson, Chesapeake Bay Program

To Rebuild Striped Bass Population, ASMFC Takes Next Step in New Fishery Plan

Facing a striped bass population decline, an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) panel today voted to begin public comment on the next update to the striped bass fishery management plan, known as Amendment 7, next month.

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Debra Brown

CBF Commends EPA Regional Administrator for Strong Stance in Support of Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Requirements

EPA Region 3 Administrator Adam Ortiz reaffirmed the agency’s commitment to meeting the 2025 goals of the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint at Tuesday night’s Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit.

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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.

Tuesday, February 8

Creating a Backyard Buffet for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: February 8
Monday, March 14

DC on the Half Shell

5:30-9:00 p.m.
Dock 5 at Union Market
Washington, District of Columbia
Monday, May 30
Saturday, June 11

Bands in the Sand

5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Philip Merrill Environmental Center
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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Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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