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Maple leaves burst forth from a sapling encased in a white protective tube, one in a field of tubes.

Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

CBF Assesses the State of the Blueprint: Restoration Efforts in Jeopardy

A new report examining the state of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint found promising signs of progress, but serious red flags remain that threaten to derail the restoration effort.

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A school of small menhaden.

Nathan Kensinger

ASMFC Adopts Groundbreaking Change to Menhaden Fishery Management

For the first time, ASMFC has committed to including Ecological Reference Points—the value of the species to the ecosystem—in its fishery management plans.

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CBF, National Parks Conservation Association Oppose EPA Proposal to Devalue Co-benefits of Air Pollution Rules

CBF and the National Parks Conservation Association have filed comments opposing EPA’s reliance on questionable legal authority to create a dangerously unbalanced approach to analyzing the costs and benefits of air pollution limits.

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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, August 15

Virginia Beach Oyster Gardening Spat Handout

9:30-11:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: August 13
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Saturday, August 15

Virginia Beach Oyster Gardening Seminar

9:00-9:30 a.m.
Registration Deadline: August 13
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Tuesday, August 18

Norfolk Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-6:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: August 16
Norfolk, Virginia
Tuesday, August 18

Norfolk Oyster Gardening Spat Handout

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: August 16
Norfolk, Virginia

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.

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Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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