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


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AJ Metcalf

Maryland General Assembly Honors CBF Education’s 50th Anniversary

Today, the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates issued formal resolutions to mark the 50th anniversary of CBF's environmental education program.

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Baltimore City Department of Public Works

CBF Thanks Baltimore Leaders, Mayor Brandon Scott for Move to Block Wastewater From East Palestine Toxic Train Crash

CBF thanks Baltimore leaders, including Mayor Brandon Scott, for their quick action to modify a company’s wastewater permit to prevent potentially toxic wastewater contaminated by the train crash in East Palestine, Ohio from arriving in Baltimore.

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Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

CBF Questions Hazardous Waste Disposal at Back River

Following the announcement that waste water from the East Palestine, OH, train crash will be ultimately disposed of at the Back River Wastewater Treatment plant, Doug Myers, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Maryland Senior Scientist, issued a statement.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 30

Bioswale & Planting

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 29
Lindenwood Elementary School
Norfolk, Virginia
Saturday, April 1

Merkle Center Tree Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 30
Merkle Center
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Saturday, April 15

Catoctin Creek Stream Buffer Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 13
Frederick County, MD
Tuesday, April 18

VoiCeS Hampton

5:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 14
This adult education course runs for five weeks, on Tuesday evenings from April 18 to May 16, 2023.
Hampton, 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.

Visit our locations to explore our offices, operations, and education centers.


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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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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or advocating for a clean Bay, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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