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Canada geese and seagulls huddle by a puddle on a beach as fog obscures the Bay Bridge in the distance.

Robert K. Hamilton

CBF Issues Statement on the Billion for the Bay Initiative

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker commended the region’s leaders for the Billion for the Bay Initiative proposed in a letter to Congressional leaders today.

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Blue Water Baltimore

CBF Commends Officials on Formal Kickoff for Baltimore Headworks Project

Today, Baltimore and Maryland officials held a formal ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of the Headworks Project, a $429 million upgrade to the city’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant that’s designed to prevent sewer overflows.

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Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

CBF Statement on EPA’s Evaluation of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Director of Science and Agricultural Policy, Beth McGee, issued this statement following the release of EPA’s comments on how the additional pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the lost trapping capacity at Conowingo Dam should be addressed.

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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, May 18

Clagett Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: May 17
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Friday, May 21

Clagett Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: May 20
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Friday, May 21

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: May 20
CBF's Maryland Oyster Restoration Center
Shady Side, Maryland
Tuesday, May 25

Clagett Volunteer Day

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: May 24
CBF's Clagett Farm
Upper Marlboro, 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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The Bay Needs You

The 2020 State of the Bay Report makes it clear that the Bay needs our support now more than ever. Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

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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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