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Dusk settles over a serence stand of trees on a wetland in the bay.

Jon McRay

Carmera Thomas-Wilhite Joins CBF As Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is pleased to announce that Carmera Thomas-Wilhite has joined the organization as Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice.

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Students sit around a table drawing together

Jessica Provow

Virginia Beach Middle Schoolers Launch Bay Art Exhibit at CBF's Brock Environmental Center

A new Bay art exhibit by Virginia Beach Middle School students is on display at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Brock Environmental Center through Feb. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The South Fork of the Shenandoah River, flanked by trees, meanders through fields.

Bradley Striebig/Yovo Photo

Virginia House and Senate Propose New Investment in Clean Water Programs

In separate bills approved this Sunday, the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates released proposed amendments to Virginia’s two-year state budget.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, April 21

Frederick County Earth Day Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 20
Middletown, Maryland
Saturday, April 22

Frederick County Earth Day Planting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 20
Middletown, Maryland
Saturday, June 3
Saturday, June 10

Bands in the Sand

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

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