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A mound of oyster shell.

Photo: Michael Eversmier

CBF Statement in Response to Gov. Hogan’s Veto of Oyster Fishery Management Plan Bill

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed bipartisan legislation passed by the General Assembly that would have created a consensus-based process to develop a new oyster fishery management plan for Maryland.

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CBF Statement on Chesapeake Bay Program Federal Funding Legislation

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Congress released details about Interior Department funding legislation that calls for increasing the annual budget for the Chesapeake Bay Program.

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The annual Clean Water Concert series in Easton, Maryland, offers good music and outdoor summer fun.

Photo: Hilary Gibson/CBF Staff

Clean Water Concert Series

June 1 & 15, July 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Harrison Street between Dover & Goldsborough, Easton, Maryland |

The Clear Water Concert Series offers a FREE, family-friendly way to both celebrate our community and raise awareness about what we can do to help restore health to local rivers.


The seafood fishery is a cornerstone of the Chesapeake Bay economy. For generations, watermen have plied the Bay for crabs, oysters, rockfish, and other delectable denizens from its depths.

Photo: Karine Aigner/iLCP

Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week

The fourth annual Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week is June 1–9, 2019.


Grasses for the Masses

9:30-11:30 a.m. Registration Deadline: May 20
  • Port Royal, Virginia

Clean Water Concert Series

June 1 & 15, July 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Easton, Maryland

Clean Water Concert Series

6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Patrick Albán and Noche Latina
  • Easton, Maryland

Clean the Bay Day

9:00 am-Noon
  • Virginia

Bay Discovery Skipjack Trip

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: May 31
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Bay Discovery Fishing Trip

7:00-11:00 a.m. Registration Deadline: May 31
  • Annapolis, Maryland

Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week

Lancaster Water Week

Registration Deadline: May 15
  • Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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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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Atlantic sturgeon.

A fish with unparalleled historical significance, the Atlantic sturgeon is threatened with extinction on our watch.

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Lest We Forget: Some Thoughts about Endangered Species Day

Remembering critical Chesapeake Bay species in honor of Endangered Species Day.

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We're Taking a Breather

Everyone needs to take time once in a while to sit back, take a breath, and think about the future....

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Monet Dreamed

A reflection of the forest in a stream in Virginia at Poor Farm Park—seems like Monet painted it himself.

Bob Diller

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