Check our calendar for restoration events, special lectures, festivals, and more. And be sure to check out our signature events like Clean the Bay Day and Bands in the Sand.

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    Find upcoming restoration events, special lectures, festivals, and more.

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    Photo Credit: Mike Busada

    Hold Your Event at CBF's Philip Merrill Center

    CBF's Merrill Center provides a magical waterfront setting for your next meeting or special event.

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    Bands in the Sand

    Join us in June for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live...

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    Photo Credit: John Rodenhausen/CBF Staff

    Bay Discovery Trips

    From canoe trips to sailing on our historic skipjack, join us out on the water!

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    Burgers & Brews for the Bay

    Join us in the fall for pasture-raised meats, fresh veggies, craft beer, music, and family fun.

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    Photo Credit: Kevin DuBois

    Clean the Bay Day

    Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the...

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    Image credit: Kate Cwiek, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

    DC on the Half Shell

    Join CBF in March for a unique experience featuring local Chesapeake Bay waterman and their oysters.

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    Maryland Rod & Reef Slam

    Celebrate the diverse fish populations of Maryland's oyster reefs.

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    Photo Credit: Gilpin Brown

    Save the Bay Photo Contest

    Amateur and professional photographers, watch for CBF's annual photo contest in March.

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    Veterans on the Susquehanna

    Join CBF and Heroes on the Water for a day of paddling, fishing, and celebrating our veterans and...

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    Virginia Rod & Reef Slam

    Celebrate the diverse fish populations of Virginia's oyster reefs.

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The Bay Needs You

The 2018 State of the Bay Report makes it clear that the Bay needs our support now more than ever. Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

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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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