Bringing the Bay Home

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A serene sunset in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

Photo Credit: Jon McRay

Enjoying, exploring, and saving the Bay together from home.

Bring the Bay home by exploring our interactive activities, educational videos, helpful resources, and more.

Video Stories

From watching the Bay's rivers come to life with spring to talking with our local oyster farmers, we're bringing you out on the water and beyond with compelling stories and helpful tips about Bay life and the current challenges facing it.

  • COVID-19's Impact on Chesapeake Aquaculture

    Oyster growers around the Chesapeake Bay have been among the many businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about why it’s a particularly bad time of year for sales to stop and how to still get local oysters during this crisis.

  • The Value of Oyster Aquaculture in Maryland

    Oyster aquaculture is not only helping the economy throughout the Bay region, it's also helping save the Bay. Learn how Maryland's oyster aquaculture industry has grown and its impact on the Bay and the economy from CBF's Maryland Fisheries Scientist, Allison Colden.

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Learn Outside, Learn at Home

Dig into educational resources designed to keep teachers, parents, and students connected to the Bay and the watershed from their own backyard, porch, or park.
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CBF Webinars

From freshwater mussels to microplastics, CBF's webinars serve up timely, science-based explorations into Bay topics that will delight and inform.
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Interactive Activities

Coloring Pages

Local artist David Scheirer has transformed his extraordinary art into coloring pages for you and your family to enjoy.
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Chesapeake Bay Crossword Puzzle

Test your Chesapeake Bay knowledge with our newest activity: a Chesapeake Bay crossword puzzle.
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Oyster Quiz

You may know a healthy Chesapeake Bay depends on water-filtering oysters. But what else do you know about the Bay's favorite bivalve? Take the popular oyster quiz to find out!
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Bay Footprint Calculator

Use this fun and handy tool to identify ways your lifestyle adds pollution to the Bay and what you can do to reduce it.
Find Your Footprint

Save the Bay Blogs

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Ask an Expert Series

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 in this bite-sized video series.

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Zoom Bay Backgrounds

Bring the Bay to your next virtual happy hour or birthday party with one of our exciting Bay backgrounds.
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Bay Cam

This penthouse overlooking CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters and the beautiful Bay has housed both geese and osprey over the years. Tune in and take a Zen break—if nothing else, enjoy those calming Bay waters in the background.

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Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

Explore Our Timeline

Volunteer

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 helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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