Charles County

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    Mattawoman Creek

    Mattawoman Creek is being threatened by the draft Comprehensive Plan proposed by the Charles County Planning Commission.

  • Agricultural Cost-Share Programs

    Farm conservation practices are among the most cost-effective tools for preventing polluted runoff from fouling local streams and the Bay. But putting these projects in place can be costly. State and federal agricultural cost-share programs let more farmers make these important upgrades by providing them with critical financial and technical support.

  • Agricultural Cost-Share in Pennsylvania

    Agriculture is an integral part of Pennsylvania's history and cultural identity. It also serves as a precious natural filter, soaking up rainfall and farm runoff before it reaches streams and the Bay. But farmers need help to implement critical conservation practices to clean up the Commonwealth's waters.

  • Agricultural Cost-Share in Maryland

    Agricultural cost-share programs provide farmers with funding that defrays the expense of installing conservation practices, many of which can be costly. Agriculture is an integral part of Maryland's history and cultural identity. It also serves as a precious natural filter, soaking up rainfall and farm runoff before it reaches streams and the Bay.

  • Ask an Expert

    How does the Chesapeake Bay's amazing natural system work? And how can we restore and protect it? Explore the answers with our CBF experts!

  • Learn Outside, Learn at Home

    Here are some blog posts and videos from our website that students can use at home or teachers can use in the classroom.

  • Making Waves Webinar Series

    Every day there's something new in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. A connection between critters and habitat that we weren’t aware of, a research paper that changes our thinking, or an innovative technology or practice that shows promise for bringing about a healthier Bay. CBF's Making Waves webinar series brings them directly to you!

  • Water Quality Trading

    Water quality trading can supply cost-effective pollution reductions to meet water quality goals.

  • Watershed Watchdogs

  • Fox Island Farewell

  • Environmental Justice

    CBF is working toward healthy environments for all.

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