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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    Nikki Davis


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

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    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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    Walk the Watershed

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Walk the Watershed challenges participants to create or join a virtual team and commit to walking, running, biking, swimming, or paddling a combined 200 miles, the approximate length of the Chesapeake Bay. The goal is to raise critical funds while encouraging time outdoors, connecting with the natural resources we work to defend.

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    Kelly Ramsey

    Clean the Bay Day

    Clean the Bay Day has been a staple for Virginia's Chesapeake Bay community since its inception more than 30 years ago. Even though we won't be gathering together as we have done in the past, we hope that our platform for 2021 will allow us to regain that sense of unity we have felt every year on the first Saturday in June.

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    Chesapeake Bay Foundation

    Bands in the Sand

    Join us in August for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering grilled food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.

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    CBF Webinars

    Our webinars bring exciting Chesapeake Bay topics with directly to you, with discussions led by CBF experts and special guests.

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    Gilpin Brown

    Save the Bay Photo Contest

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

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    Patricia McGuire

    Bay Discovery Trips

    Join us out on the water and experience our beautiful Bay and its tributaries first hand.

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Decades of Success: The 1970s

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