Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week


The third annual Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week takes place from June 2-10. It's a time that prompts us to think on our connections to this vast watershed—the impacts we have on it's health and beauty and that it has on our economy and quality of life.

In 2016, the Chesapeake Bay Commission championed the notion of designating the second week of June as Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week. Legislation establishing the special week was enacted in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. It encourages us all to celebrate the Chesapeake Bay with events, activities, and educational programs designed to raise awareness of the importance of this national treasure.

Here a just a few ways you can join in the celebration:

June 2

June 3

June 4

June 7

June 8-10

June 9

June 10

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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