Take Action

From sending a message to your representative to signing a petition standing up for clean water to understanding your Bay Footprint Grade and how you can lessen your impact on the Chesapeake, check out all the ways you can take action for the Bay!

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    Tell EPA: Do Your Job!

    EPA must use its authority to hold Pennsylvania accountable for its lack of clean water progress.

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    Urge Your Senators to Support the Chesapeake Bay Program!

    The Chesapeake Bay Program is the glue that holds the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint together.

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    Urge Gov. Northam: Invest in Clean Water!

    Ask Governor Northam to fully fund Virginia's Watershed Implementation Plan!

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    Say No to Offshore Drilling!

    Opening the waters off the coasts of MD and VA to oil and gas drilling is an unjustifiable risk.

    Sign Now
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    Take Action: Urge Congress to Fight Back Against Another Assault

    The Bay is threatened again by the Trump Administration's proposed budget.

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    Pennsylvanians: Support Trees in the Keystone State!

    Urge your representatives to support the Keystone Tree Initiative!

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    Join CBF's Action Network

    Sign up to be the first to know the latest Chesapeake Bay issues and how you can help in the...

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    How to Advocate for the Bay in Your District

    Whether you have written a letter to the editor or traveled to Washington, your voices have made...

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    Find Your Representative

    Find your elected officials and let them know you care about the Bay and clean water!

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    What's Your Bay Footprint?

    Your lifestyle choices matter in how much nitrogen pollution ends up in the Chesapeake Bay and...

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    Watch Advocacy in Action

    Advocates from across Virginia gathered in Washington, D.C. to lobby their representatives.

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Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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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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