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McKenzie Warfield

Gov. Moore Announces $130 Million in EPA Grants to Accelerate Maryland Climate Goals

Governor Wes Moore announced $130 million in grants, awarded to the State of Maryland by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), that will support Maryland’s pollution reduction and climate goals by investing in green infrastructure and jobs.

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Baskets of oysters sit on the beach, as lines of oyster reefs stretch through the water.

Katelyn Coleman

NOAA Grant Catalyzes New Phase of Oyster Restoration in Maryland

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently announced a $10 million grant for oyster sanctuary reef construction in Maryland.

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A man stands in the water holding bags of oyser shells in each arm.

Sue Mangan

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Volunteers Maintain Eastern Shore Living Shoreline

A living shoreline on the Eastern Shore will protect land and residents from erosion thanks to a crew of volunteers who worked with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) throughout this week to complete maintenance projects.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 25

Oyster Gardening Roundup

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 23
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Thursday, July 25

Charlottesville Oyster Social

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 24
Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center
Charlottesville, Virginia
Thursday, July 25

Oyster Gardening Seminar

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 23
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Thursday, August 1

Oyster Gardening Roundup

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 30
Portsmouth City Park
Portsmouth, Virginia

Ongoing: Volunteers are invited to join us at Clagett Farm in Maryland on Tuesdays to plant, weed, and harvest food for our CSA and the surrounding community. See our calendar to register.

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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Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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